Types of Pres

    Types of Prepositions. Prepositions may be arranged in the following classes:   1) Simple Prepositions: At, By, For, From, In, Of, Off, On, Out, Through, Till, To, Up, With.     2) Compound Prepositions: Which are generally formed by prefixing a preposition (usually a = no or be = by) to a Noun, […]

UPON

  Learn to use Upon in a sentence: 1 On or Onto something: Dim lights were flickering upon the floor.                                                                        […]

Use of Later, Latter and Former.

  Use of ‘Later’ and ‘Latter’ Late is used as the opposite word of ‘early’. The comparative degree of ‘late’ is ‘later’ and ‘latter’. Later is used as the opposite of ‘earlier’ to denote time. While (whereas) ‘Latter’ is used as the opposite word of ‘former’ to denote order (sequence) or position as: 1) You […]

Correct use of ‘Adverbs’

  Correct Use of ‘Adverbs’ A – Use of ‘Too’ ‘Too’ is used in the sense of ‘more than required’ before bad qualities expressing adjectives as: She was too ugly. That film was too horrible. He is too dull. Note: ‘Too’ is not used before good qualities expressing adjectives as: He was too healthy (Incorrect) […]

Let’s try to learn to use ‘Late’ and ‘Lately’ in sentences.

  Use of Late and Lately. Rule no. 1 – ‘Late’ is used in the sense of ‘after the expected, arranged or usual time’ as the adverb as: The Mumbai Express comes late – Simple Present Tense. The Mumbai Express came late – Simple Past Tense. The Mumbai Express will come late – Simple Future […]

Ago and Before

  Ago and Before AGO is used in the sense of ‘in the past’, ‘gone by’ as an adverb in Past Tense but it (ago) is not used in Present Perfect Tense. I came to Badlapur exactly 25 years ago. The train left a few minutes ago. He went to Mumbai five years ago. The […]

How to use ‘Ever’ in a sentence?

  How to use ‘Ever’ in a sentence? 1) Ever is used in the sense of ‘at any time’ as an adverb in the negative and Interrogative sentence; as Nothing ever happens in this village. Have you ever been to Nepal? 2) Ever is used after the comparative degree or superlative degree; as, He is […]

Interchange of degrees of Comparison.

  Comparative degrees Mohan has more ink than Sohan. Sohan has less ink than Mohan. Sheetal has more water than Ram. Ram has less water than Sheetal. A big book has more pages than a newspaper. A newspaper has fewer pages than a big book. A library has more books than a classroom. A classroom […]

Don’t do this, don’t do that!

“Examples of Don’t” Don’t ask. Don’t cry. Don’t talk! Don’t worry. Don’t be sad. I don’t care. I don’t know. I don’t mind. Don’t give up! Don’t be angry. Don’t stand up. Don’t touch it. I don’t get it. Don’t be absurd. Don’t get angry. Don’t lie to me. I don’t need it. Don’t come […]

Question tags

  Question Tags.  Following are the contraction forms, or shortened forms to make Question Tags. do + not = don’t                                                                     will + […]