01 Apr 2021

DIRECT & INDIRECT SPEECH

 DIRECT & INDIRECT SPEECH CHANGE OF TIME EXPRESSIONS now  then today  that day tonight  that night yesterday  the day before or the previous day the day before yesterday  two days before tomorrow ‘the next day’ or ‘the following day’ the day after tomorrow  in two days’ time or ‘two days

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31 Mar 2021

COMMONLY USED PREPOSITIONS

COMMONLY USED PREPOSITIONS  PREPOSITIONS USED WITH ADJECTIVES  Certain adjectives require particular prepositions; most commonly used of them are given below: 1. Absorbed in She is absorbed in her book. (ABSORBED = Very interested in something and not paying attention to anything else) 2. According to According to Abhishek, the film

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30 Mar 2021

ACTIVE & PASSIVE VOICE

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE RULES Active Voice = When the person or the thing in the subject does something is called active voice; in other words the subject of the sentence is in action in the active voice. Passive Voice = When something is done to the subject of the sentence

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28 Mar 2021

HOW TO USE PREPOSITIONS

PREPOSITION 1. A Preposition is a word that comes before a noun or a pronoun to show its relationship to another word in the sentence; e.g.  a) Your shoes are under the table. b) The child jumped off the bed. c) I do not agree with you. d) She is

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01 Mar 2021

Little & Few

Little & Few i) Little/A little/The little as Adjectives are used before UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS; e.g. little milk; a little milk ii) Few/A few/The few as adjectives are used before PLURAL COUNTABLE NOUNS; e.g. few books; a few books 1. A Little/A Few Both have positive meanings. A LITTLE = a

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01 Mar 2021

Less (than) & Fewer (than)

Less (than) & Fewer (than) 1. We use LESS (THAN) with uncountable nouns and FEWER (THAN) with plural countable nouns. a) Mix less water with the paint. (WATER is an uncountable noun.) b) This proposal will mean fewer jobs. (JOB is a countable noun.) NOTE: We don’t use LESS before a comparative

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19 Sep 2020

ADDITION TO REMARKS (so do I, neither do I, etc.)

ADDITION TO REMARKS (so do I, neither do I, etc.) To add something to a remark is known as addition. Additions are mostly done at the end of a remark to beautify the sentence or to confirm what is said before. To do this we do not repeat the entire

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17 Sep 2020

FALL VS FELL

Fall & Fell Both are different verbs. The verb FALL is intransitive and thus does not have an object. The verb FELL is transitive and thus has an object; Three forms of these verbs: I II III Fall Fell Fallen Fell Felled Felled 1. FALL 1. FALL = suddenly go

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15 Sep 2020

LAY Vs LIE

Lay or lie? The verb LAY means to put something down carefully in a flat position. LIE means to be in or put yourself into a flat position. By going through the meanings of both of these verbs we can say that they are used in the same context. But there is

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15 Sep 2020

SSC EXAMS: USAGE OF ‘SINCE’ & ‘FOR’

Since & For The Present Perfect Tense with FOR and SINCE 1. We use SINCE/FOR with the present perfect Tense or the Present Perfect Continuous Tense for an action which began in the past and is still continuing or has just finished. FOR is used with a ‘period of time’

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