Tag: grammar

Video: the origin of symbols like # and @

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I or me

Quiz: ‘I’ or ‘me’

Do you always know when to use I and when to use me in a sentence? Test yourself with our quiz. Find out more about how to use I and me.

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Video: can literally mean figuratively?

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The official Esperanto flag.

Should I learn how to speak Esperanto?

What is Esperanto? Esperanto is a constructed language, invented by Jewish-Polish eye doctor Zamenhof in the late 19th century. The story behind the creation of this language is linked to Dr Zamenhof’s hometown. At a crossroads of wars in Europe, the town was split among German, Russian, Polish, and Jewish communities, that could not get […]

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Is that the one dark sheep here among or between the others?

Among or between?

Bill and Mark swam among the sunken ships. Bill and Mark swam between the sunken ships. What’s the difference between soup, consommé, and broth? What’s the difference among soup, consommé, and broth? Two questions about the sentences above (you’ll find the answers at the end of this article): Do they have exactly the same meaning? […]

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Video: ‘disinterested’ or ‘uninterested’?

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Video: ‘all right’ or ‘alright’?

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its

Quiz: it’s or its?

Do you know when to use its and when to use it’s? If you’ve learned the rules to distinguish them, you should ace our quiz – test yourself and find out!

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