if you want to know how are you going with your English …
Source: Cambridge English
to be in two minds:
to be unable to decide between alternatives; be undecided about something
(North America: be of two minds)
(+ whether ) ‘I was in two minds whether or not to come this afternoon.‘
(+ about ) ‘Residents are of two minds about new traffic restrictions in the area.’
‘… I’m in two minds about it‘
‘I was in two minds about whether I should go or not.’
‘I was in two minds whether to write this blog or not.‘
‘Cause I told you too many times
It’s the little things that count which can make someone feel special
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Take a look at @bbcle’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/bbcle/status/748691465434464256?s=09
Let’s talk about inversions. Are you ready?
Do you recognize this grammatical structures in The Fray’s song “How to Save a Life”?
I unearthed this sad and beatiful sentence:
“… And I would have stayed up with you all night
Had I known how to save a life …”
Many times while watching a movie, I have heard a word that doesn’t match with the definitions I already know. Sometimes it is due to the fact that this word has several different meanings, but there are other possibilities. …Yes, things can be a little bit more complicated 😉
As a matter of fact, it is really important to notice homophones, words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings.
… and so on.
I’ve found this online dictionary of homophones. I hope it can be useful next time when you don’t know the existence of other words related to that intriguing sound.
to do a favour, an exam, exercise, homework, housework, some studying, your job, the shopping, an experiment, …
to do the the ironing, the dishes, the cleaning, …. but to make your bed, breakfast, lunch, a cake…
to make a decisión, a mistake, a choice, a comment, a call, friends, arrengements, plans, money, love, a deal with, …
more examples at:
Today we are brushing up on Grammar related to habits and experience:
“I used to smoke, but now I’ve stopped.”
“I didn’t use to drive a big car” (I didn’t drive it, but now I do)
“I used to live in London.”
“We’d buy each other gifts every Christmas”
“When I lived in London, I’d take the underground to school everyday and I’d often go to the gym after school”. – ‘take’ and ‘go’ are action verb
!!! “to be used to … +ING” means be FAMILIAR, it’s no longer strange or new.
“I’m used to the noise”
“I wasn’t used to driving a big car” (Driving a big car was a new and difficult experience)