|Posted by Iteachenglish2u on December 4, 2014 at 4:25 PM||comments (1)|
Tricky words explained.
1. Adverse and averse
Adverse means harmful or unfavorable.
Examples from the learner’s dictionary: http://www.learnersdictionary.com/
He had an adverse reaction to the medicine. [=he reacted badly to the medicine; the medicine had a bad effect on him]
Many fear that budget cuts will have an adverse [=damaging] effect on education.
Averse refers to feelings of dislike or opposition
From learner’s dictionary:Read Full Post »
|Posted by Iteachenglish2u on December 2, 2014 at 10:30 AM||comments (0)|
Write a simple noun and use in a sentence. I'll start: week
This week will be great! Happy Tuesday!
|Posted by Iteachenglish2u on May 19, 2014 at 10:45 AM||comments (0)|
under a cloud
Meaning: If someone is under a cloud, they are suspected of having done something wrong.
Ever since the rumours of corruption started, the president has been under a cloud and he probably won't win another election.
Henry has been under a cloud since the money disappeared and he bought a new car.
|Posted by Iteachenglish2u on May 8, 2014 at 3:05 PM||comments (0)|
What does it mean to be a tough nut to crack?
Begin using that idiom today!