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  • Abbreviation
  • Acceleration
  • Accommodate
  • Aggression
  • Accessory
  • Accelerate
  • Aggregate
  • Befitting
  • Bureaucracy

Appropriate Prepositions with Examples

  • Abhorrent to – disgusting – Drinking is abhorrent to
  • According to – accordingly – He acted Acccording to my advice.
  • Bark at – give mouth – The dog always barks at a stranger.
  • Bar of- obstacle – Poverty is bar of his success.
  • Based on – established on the basis – His allegation was based on facts.
  • Bask in – stay in sunshine – In winter people bask in the sun.
  • Beware of – be careful – Beware of thieves.
  • Beg of – apologize – I begged mercy of the principal.
  • Beg for – to pray -(pray a person for a thing) The poor beg for alms of the rice.
  • Believe in – to believe – I do not believe in overloading my stomach.

Phrasal Verbs List

ACT
  • Act on or upon (Affect, harm)- Such hard work will act upon my health.
  • Act under (act in obedience to) – He acted under the orders of the principal.

  • Act for (act on behalf of) – The vice principal acts for the Principal in his absence.

BEAR
  • Bear with (tolerate)- I cannot bear with such insult.
  • Bear down (crushed by force) – He bore down all opposition.

  • Bear up (sustain) – His patience bore him up in that crisis.

Proverbs Examples Quote

  • Necessity knows no law.
  • A little learning is a dangerous thing.
  • Waste not, want not.
  • Empty vessels sound much.
  • To the pure all things are pure.
  • Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
  • Cut your coat according to your cloth.
  • Weal and woe come by turns.
  • The cobbler must stick to his last.

Idioms and Phrases

  • All in all (supreme)
  • Acid test (ordeal)
  • A dark horse (an unknown person, strange man)
  • Beggar Description (indescribable)
  • By fits and starts (irregularly)
  • Bona fide (In good faith, genuine)
  • Call it a day (finish work)
  • Culpable homicide (punishable crime)
  • Crocodile tears (pretended to cry)

Strong and Weak Verbs

  • Allot – Past: Allotted  –    Past Participle: Allotted
  • Apply – Past: Applied  –  Past Participle: Applied
  • Awake – Past: Awoke  – Past Participle: Awoken
  • Bear  –  Past: Bore  –  Past Participle: Borne
  • Bear  –  Past: Bore   –  Past Participle: Born
  • Beat  –  Past: Beat    –   Past Participle: Beaten
  • Befall – Past: Befell   –    Past Participle: Befallen
  • Beget – Past: Begot   –    Past Participle: Begot/ begotten
  • Begin – Past: Began   –    Past Participle: Begun
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