Meet vs. Get together

The difference between Meet and Get together It’s Friday night and you have plans to see a movie with your friends. So what expression do we use in English to explain that you will join with your friends at the cinema at 9pm? A. I will meet my friends at the cinema....

All day vs. Every day vs. Everyday

We have new charts for you covering two common mistakes in English. The first chart explains when to use Every day instead of All day. The second chart explains the difference between Every day (two words) and Everyday (one word). Don’t worry, this is also a...

Numbers from 1 to 100 in English

We created this chart so that you can use it as a quick reference guide whenever you are writing numbers. Remember that you need to use a hyphen (-) to join the two parts of numbers between 21 and 99. (Though native speakers sometimes leave it out because they...

The icing on the cake – Idiom meaning

First, before we look at the meaning of this idiom, what is icing? Icing = a sugary substance used as coating on cakes or cookies (biscuits) to make them look better or to enhance its flavour. The meaning of Icing on the cake Simple definition: Something that makes a...

Fruit and Vegetables in English

We have just created two new charts containing photos of Fruit and Vegetables. Each photo has the name of that fruit/vegetable in English under it. UPDATE (2015) We now have a video to help you learn the pronunciation of the vegetables that appear in the chart (we...

Stressed spelled backwards is desserts

Did you know that the word STRESSED is DESSERTS spelled backwards? What does this mean? You don’t want to be stressed, do you? Well, to avoid this you have to reverse being stressed. And what happens when you reverse it? You come up with desserts. So, desserts...

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