The Gunpowder Plot In London, England, on the 5th November 1605, a group of Catholic extremists planned to kill the Protestant King James I and his Protestant government by blowing up the Houses of Parliament. However, a search of the cellars below Parliament found Guy Fawkes … [Read More...]
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Many English language learners find English phrasal verbs difficult to learn and use: I love them so I've written many definitions and examples here to help you understand and use them better :-)
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1. To throw together something, or throw something together, is to prepare or create it without much planning and with whatever is available at the time. Examples of use: a) I haven't … [Continue Reading...]
An anagram is word or phrase made by rearranging all the letters of another word or phrase. Anagrams are often used for fun and are used mainly in games and puzzles, … [Continue Reading...]
1. To make over something or somebody (or make something or somebody over) is to give them a different or improved appearance. If a person is made over they are given a new hairstyle and new … [Continue Reading...]
To stop over is to stop at a place and stay there for one or two days when you are on a journey to somewhere else. American English: lay over has the same meaning as stop over. I would be … [Continue Reading...]