Improve Your Vocabulary- 14 ways to walk

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14 ways of walking- Improve Your Vocabulary


1: Swagger- to walking with a proud strut

Example: He looked the crowd for a while and swaggered along the corridor.

2: Waddle- walk with short steps and a clumsy swaying motion.

Example: He waddled down the hallway.

3: Totter- move in a feeble or unsteady way.

Example: The little baby tottered within the room.

4: Strut- to walk in a proud way trying to look important.

Example: Robin strutted around the hall to get every girls’ attention.

5: Stroll- walk in a leisurely way.

Example: I love to stroll along the beach after the sunset.

6: Stride- to walk in long steps.

Example: He strode across the road.

7: Stalk- to walk in an angry or proud way.

Example: She stalked out of the room after we questioned her.

8: Stagger- Walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.

Example: He entered staggering into the room.

9: Ramble- walk for pleasure in the countryside.

Example: They planned to ramble after finishing their study session.

10: Parade- a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something.

Example: The students paraded through the streets during the Independence day.

11: Limp- to walk slowly and with difficulty because of having an injured or painful leg or foot.

Example: The football player limped off the ground after the serious injury in his leg.

12: Amble- to go at a slow, easy pace.

Example: We ambled around the town after a hectic day.

13: Mooch- walk or do things slowly and without much purpose.

Example: It’s better you stop mooching and do something productive.

14: Trudge- to walk, especially laboriously or wearily.

Example: We trudged through the deserted road.

Did you swagger or strut?

Or maybe you ambled someday?

Whatever may be the case, you will at least have enough vocabulary in your arsenal to differentiate what it is.

Make sure you learn these all off by heart and go through this chapter once again so it becomes a part of your active vocabulary.

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How to improve spoken English in 30 day?

How to improve spoken English in 30 day?

Hey everyone out there,

Welcome back to your home ‘Your English Vocabulary’- The place for every English learner who has struggled a lot with their English skills and wants to improve their spoken English and vocabulary.

I receive many emails everyday where people ask me if I can help them improve their spoken English and take their English fluency to an advanced level.

The same happened yesterday while I was reading all the messages and emails, one user (who I think was new to our website) asked me if I could help him improve his spoken English in 30 days or even less.

So I am gonna be quite straightforward with my answer- It depends.

Yeah, it depends.

It depends on your present level.

Are you a beginner or on advanced level?

How much time do you spend on spoken English?

Do you even practice?

And many more.

Considering all the above points, it can be determined how much time you require to speak fluent English.

Should you go for an English course?

Well, I won’t stop you in case if you have made up your mind to opt for any English course, but I can tell you for sure form my personal experience that in case you are just beginning, you won’t improve as much you expect.

English learning is a process that requires time, effort and consistent practice. For someone who is quite new to English language and concepts, I would suggest you start with simple English learning blogs or watch videos so you have at least enough grasp of knowledge about the basic concepts of language and you don’t have to start from zero.

You should spend some time on listening for better understanding, reading for natural fluency, and spoken English for confidence while speaking.
And when you are done with all these for at least a few months, you can definitely go for any course which you like. Although you can also learn it from here, in case if you really wanna go for any course, I won’t stop you.

So you see, it depends on person to person how much time it will take for you speak fluent English. As I say, there are no shortcuts in life and the same applies while learning English, you will have to give your time and hard work for making things happen.

And it is for this reason, I try to bring quality content for you all without beating around the bush so even a learner on a basic level can get scale up their knowledge, improve, and take their spoken English to a next level.

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7 Most Common ‘TIME’ Collocations you should know

7 Most Common ‘TIME’ Collocations you should know

How is your time going these days?

Well, in case if things are not going that good, maybe you should take a timeout for some days and chill out with your friends.

Almost every single person has taken it to account when it came to revealing their secret juice of success. With that being said, I guess you now have a good grasp of knowledge what we are about to dive into.

Hey everyone out there,

Welcome back to your home ‘Your English Vocabulary’- The place for every English learner who has struggled a lot with their English skills and wants to improve their spoken English and vocabulary.

Today we will learn about seven different ‘TIME’ collocations you should know and start using to improve your spoken English and vocabulary.

So without further ado, let’s get down to the business and use our ‘TIME’ learning some useful time collocations:


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Time Collocation


Collocation- About time

Meaning:  In short it means ‘finally’. It is often used for something happening now that should have been done or happened earlier.
Example: It’s about time he decided he should buy a new bike and sell the old one.

Collocation- Make time for

Meaning: It means to create time from your busy schedule of work.
Example: I need to make time this weekend for taking my kid to play.

Collocation- Go through a rough time

Meaning: To experience a lot of problems in a period of your life.
Example: Sara has been going through some tough time after her break up with Harry.

Collocation- Stall for time

Meaning- To delay or procrastinate something for later.
Example: The students were trying to stall for time so they don’t have to give any test.

Collocation- Kill time

Meaning- To do something that keeps you busy while you are waiting for something else to happen.
Example: I killed time reading the magazines while waiting for the flights at the airport.

Collocation- Spend time

Meaning- To pass time doing some activity.
Example: He is spending time surfing the web these days.

Collocation- On time

Meaning: neither early nor late, at the right time.
Example: Though there was so much traffic in the way, we managed to reach the place on time.

How many of them did you know?

One?

Three?

Or More?

I hope you would have found this article useful and easy to learn. Make sure you learn these all collocations off by heart and go through this article once again so they become a part of your active vocabulary.

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10 Slang words you should start using- Part 2

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I hope you are all doing good and welcome back to your home ‘Your English Vocabulary’- The place for every English learner who has struggled a lot with their English skills and wants to improve their spoken English and vocabulary.

Slangs cover almost 20 to 30 percent of native informal conversations. It is for this reason they should never be ignored in English learning process as they might void an important aspect of your informal conversation. In case you don’t know what they are and how to use them, make sure you check out the first part of this article where I talked about slangs in detail and when to use them- 10 slangs you should know.

Since they are so important, it kind of struck my mind to write the second part of it.

After all, they are so important.

So without further ado, let get down to the business and see some of the more commonly used slang in spoken English:


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slang words


10 Slang words you should start using- Part 2

Slang- Blatant

Meaning: Something bad that is really obvious and intentional.

Examples:

  • The workers were suffering from a blatant discrimination of wages.
  • Everything he says is a blatant lie.

Slang- Smashing

Meaning: It is just another way of saying terrific or brilliant.

Examples:

  • We had a smashing day at Water Park today.
  • Everyone had a smashing time on his birthday party, it was so much fun!

Slang- faff around

Meaning: to spend time doing things that are not important instead of the thing that you should be doing.

Examples:

  • It’s better if you stop faffing around and so something productive.
  • If you faff around like this, you will fail again.

Slang- grub

Meaning: it is just another slang word for food.

Example:

  • I think we should get some grub before we start off the next project.
  • I am staving, let’s get some grub.

Slang- splash out

Meaning: It means to spend money freely on things that are not so necessary.

Example:

  • He splashed out $50000 on his birthday party.
  • They splashed out more than 70 thousand bucks for a little renovation of their room.

Slang- Mate

Meaning- Another term for friend, pal or buddy.

Examples:

  • I called up all my mates for a surprise party.
  • We all mates had a blast at the theater today.

Slang- cheerio

Meaning- used as an expression of good wishes on parting; goodbye.

Examples:

  • I gotta go now, see you tomorrow. Cheerio!
  • Cheerio! Have a nice weekend!

Slang- Zonked

Meaning- To be extremely tired or exhausted.

Examples:

  • All were completely zonked after the party.
  • We were all zonked after the annual fest.

Slang- Feel blue

Meaning: To feel sad or depressed.

Examples:

  • He was feeling blue after the fight.
  • You seem that are feeling blue. Is everything all right?

Slang- hang out

Meaning: To casually gather together or spend time with someone in a social manner.

Examples:

  • My brother stopped me from hanging out with those boys.
  • How about we all friends hang out this weekend?

 


How many of them were new to you?

A few?

Or all?

I hope you would have liked the second part of this slang series.

Make sure you go through this article once again and take the quiz to analyse how far you have reached in improving your informal vocabulary. I will keep updating them from time to time in case you want more, but make sure you learn these all off by heart so they become your second nature.

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Let’s practice once again!

Since you learnt some new slang words today, let's test your knowledge of these slangs through this quiz.

Choose the most appropriate phrase among the given options and submit to check how far you have reached in improving your English vocabulary. Enjoy!

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7 Color Idioms you may not be knowing

7 Color Idioms you may not be knowing

Life would have been so dull and boring, had there been no colors around.

Isn’t it?

Each color has its own significance and this kind of gave a vibe, why not write about colors if they are so important in our lives.

Hey everyone out there,

Welcome back to your home ‘Your English Vocabulary’- The place for every English learner who has struggled a lot with their English skills and wants to improve their spoken English and vocabulary.

In today’s article of ‘7 Power Expression Series’, we will learn about color expressions that you will hear being used by natives in TV series or movies.

So without further ado, let’s get down to the business and learn seven different color expressions you should know from now on:



Idiomatic Expression

  • Out of the blue
  • Explanation: To appear or happen without warning, unexpectedly.
  • Examples:
  • He came to my friend’s party out of the blue.
  • The mob came from out of the blue and started beating people on the road.

Idiomatic Expression

  • In the black
  • Explanation: If a company or person is in the black, it means they are earning some good amount of profit, or the amount of money earned is more than the money spent.
  • Examples:
  • The company is in the black since the new staff has joined in the office.
  • Our team is in the black due to our consistent hard work and dedication.

Idiomatic Expression

  • To be green
  • Explanation: Used to describe someone who is immature, or inexperienced
  • Examples:
  • You can’t expect any fast promotion if you are green in this job.
  • He is too green to be selected for the international level.

Idiomatic Expression

  • Feel blue
  • Explanation: To feel depressed or sad.
  • Examples:
  • Emma was feeling blue because she lost her pet in an accident.
  • He has been feeling blue after he fought with his girlfriend.

Idiomatic Expression

  • A white elephant
  • Explanation: a possession that is useless, especially one that is expensive to maintain or difficult to dispose of.
  • Examples:
  • This golf kit is a white elephant for me. There are no golf courts in my town.
  • My mom gifted me a CD player on my birthday, but it is a white elephant for me. I hardly have any CD, moreover, I don’t have any interest in watching movies now.

Idiomatic Expression

  • A golden opportunity
  • Explanation: An opportunity that may never present itself again.
  • Examples:
  • He was given a golden opportunity to sing with the best pop singer of our country at a live concert.
  • Ron should not miss such a golden opportunity to play at international level.

Idiomatic Expression

  • Blue blood
  • Explanation: It is used to describe someone who is born in a royal and wealthy family.
  • Examples:
  • All the blue blood were invited to the royal wedding.
  • He is a blue blood. He owns two palaces in the main town and twenty-five luxury cars.

How many of the above idioms did you know?

Were these color idioms interesting?

I think they were.

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