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On this page, we focus on some Terms, Grammar tips, Etymology Analysis, Proverbs, idioms, Slang, Sayings, Quotes, Patterns, Pet Phrases, Topics, Articles, Letters, Music and Drama.

#Lexicon
autumn /ˈɔːtəm/
grape /ɡreɪp/
bunch /bʌntʃ/ (a bunch of) bananas, flowers, keys, grapes, herbs /hɜːb $ ɜːrb, hɜːrb/, parsley, thyme
a friendly bunch of people
bunches: if a girl wears her hair in bunches, she ties it together at each side of her head
raisin /ˈreɪzən/
razor /ˈreɪzə/ shaver /ˈʃeɪvə/

#Grammar
I wish her to call me tomorrow.
I wish you would stop smoking.
We all wish (that) the snow would stay forever.

I wish she would come
tomorrow.
I wish she were (was) here
now.
Don’t you wish (that) you could fly?
I wish I spoke Japanese.

I wish she had come
last day.
I wish you had n ’t said that.


Michael Swan – 632, wish

#Etymology
x-free; sugarfree, saltfree, oil-free, taxfree, fat-free, dutyfree, interest-free

#Proverb | Saying | idiom | Slang |
Forewarned Is Forearmed

#Quote

Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own“.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe –

#Pattern
find s.b/s.th. + adjective
How did you find the book?”
“I found the book interesting and informative.”

#Pet Phrase | Catch Phrase
Bingo! interjection, exclamation
Bingo! That’s the one I’ve been looking for.
URNAN Dictionary
3rd Entry

#Photo Dictionary
OXFORD Photo-Dictionary – Traffic Signs

#Topic | Article
Doing the same things vs. trying new things
185 Questions and Answers Topic 55, P. 159-162

#Letter
expresses appreciation for something that was done. Business Letters for busy people, P. 66

#Music
Que Sera Sera

#Drama
Extra 4, E18

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