Meanings and Origins of More Than 1700 popular Sayings
A proverb is a saying, usually short, that expresses a general truth about life
Proverbs give advice, make an observation, or present a teaching in a succinct and
memorable way. This dictionary covers the main English-language proverbs that are
widely recognized today.
We use proverbs or allude to them quite often in everyday speech: Better safe
than sorry; The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence; If at first you don’t succeed
try, try again; Let sleeping dogs lie; A trouble shared is a trouble halved
1507 AMERICA “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Generations of school children memorized that couplet in honour of the best known of all the European explorers who crossed the Atlantic and reached the Western Hemisphere five centuries ago. For some
به منظور مقابله این ترجمه با اصل کتاب متن انگلیسی آن در پست بعدی بارگذاری می شود.
‘English is made up of words from 100 other languages and has over 600,000 words in comparison with 185,000 German words’ (Terban 1998). The pronunciation of foreign words has often been adjusted by English speakers but their origins frequently remain visi
:Introducing Morphology Morphology is the study of how words are put together
Phrasal verbs, also called two-word verbs, are idiomatic expressions wherein the second element of the verb (the adverb or particle) is not necessarily predictable. For instance, why the word up in call up a friend? Why not say call on a friend or call in
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