Commonly Confused Words (b-1)

bait vs bate  backup extra, substitute, spare: This hospital has a backup power supply. back up help, support, aid: If you ask for money he will back you up.   bait food used in a trap: We used a piece of meat as bait. bate decrease, reduce: The salesman won’t …

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Food and Drink Idioms (16)

idioms food drink 16  dine out (eat a meal out at a restaurant): We usually dine out together once a month. done to a turn: I want my steak done to a turn, not too done and not too raw. down the hatch informal (let’s eat or drink): They all …

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Phrasal verbs with “bring” (1)

Phrasal verbs bring 1 : bring about (cause, make happen): The internet brought about great changes in people’s leisure activities. bring along (bring someone or something with you when you come to a place): You should bring along your marriage certificate. b- along (train or help someone improve): The coach …

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Pronouns

Pronouns Personal pronoun a pronoun that refers to a specific person, place, and things (e.g. I, you, he, she, it, we, they, me, him, us, them.) ——————————————————————- Indefinite pronoun a pronoun that does not refers to a specific person, place, or thing (e.g. anybody, anything, everybody, another, each, few, many, …

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10. all hell breaks loose → all kidding aside

all hell breaks loose → all kidding aside  all hell breaks loose (suddenly become violent and noisy): There was a fight in the bar and then all hell broke loose. all hours (all the time, anytime): You will find him working at all hours these days. hours (late, irregular times): …

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