Pages

Tuesday, 8 September 2020

UNIT II: PRACTISE WRITING

 love.43.gifPRACTISE WRITING:

Vocabulary:

0035.gif to be to do sth: used to say what you must or should be done:
Examples:

boutons042.gifI am to call them once I reach the airport.

boutons042.gifYou are to report this to the police.

boutons042.gifWhat is to be done about this problem?

0035.gifto figure out: to think about sb/sth until you understand them/it. (synonym: work out)

0035.gifdespite: in spite of+noun/gerund.

Examples:

boutons042.gifHer voice was shaking despite all her efforts to control it.

boutons042.gifDespite applying for hundreds of jobs, he is still out of work.

0035.gifto twinkle: if your eyes twinkle, you have a bright expression because you are happy or excited.

Examples:

boutons042.gifTwinkling blue eyes.

boutons042.gifHer eyes twinkled with merriment.

boutons042.gifHis mother twinkled at him over her teacup.



































 Reference: A Funny Story
You may also read this nice funny story:

Edited by Mimoun Zeggai

0 comments:

Post a Comment