Above can be used in the following ways: 1. as a preposition (followed by a noun) The birds were flying high above the trees. 2. as an adverb (without a following noun) She stared up at the stars above. 3. as an adjective Please reply to the above... Continue Reading →
"I've had it up to here!" is used to express anger; you are angry about something or angry with someone and want it/them to stop. When was the last time you felt you've had it up to here about something or someone?
What do you think Moses would say to his people when he wanted to part the Red Sea? "Stand back, people! I got this!"
If you say "I'm off to . . ." and follwed by a place or verb, it means you're going to that place or do something. Examples: - I'm off to Bali this weekend. Meaning: I'm going to Bali this weekend. - I'm off to bed. Meaning: I'm going to sleep. -... Continue Reading →
Incorrect: May 30th, 1975 Correct: May 30, 1975 When you're writing out a date like May 30, 1975 (in the American style), the day is written as a cardinal number. So you should never write May 30th, 1975. The weird thing though is when you're speaking. Even though it is written as May... Continue Reading →
Just so you know, not all pictures taken by yourself can be called as selfies. Only the ones you took yourself and there is only you in the pictures can be called as selfies. If there are other people with you in the pictures, the pictures you took are called groupies (also: wefies). You can take selfies... Continue Reading →
Here are some rules for writing numbers: Incorrect: 200 hundred people came to her birthday party. Correct: Two hundred people came to her birthday party. How to write decades using figures: Incorrect: The ’80’s Correct: The ’80s Correct: The 80’s Correct: The 1980s
Dear February, I'm in need of an R, and you don't seem to be using yours. May i borrow it? Sincerely, Colonel Confused? Well, don't be. Let me explain it to you. The common pronunciation for most Americans is /ˈfe-byə-ˌwer-ē/. The first r in Feb(r)uary is dropped. They simply don't like to have two r's... Continue Reading →
How would you repond to - How are you? - How's it going? - What's up? You're probably going to answer: - I'm fine, thanks. - Not bad. - Very well, thanks. - Pretty good. - I've been better. - Great. How's it going? - Oh, just the usual. - Nothing much. But... Continue Reading →