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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

GCSE Revision Video 32 - Probability trees

COMMON IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS


 Some common idioms and their meanings are given below with example sentences.

Pay homage
To pay homage is to show respect.
  • Thousands of people paid homage to their favorite leader.
Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis is the changes in form.
  • These pictures show the metamorphosis in the life of a butterfly.
Settle a score
To settle a score is to take revenge on somebody.
  • He is waiting for an opportunity to settle scores with his former business partner.
Up to scratch
If something is up to scratch, it is satisfactory.
From scratch
To build something from scratch is to build it from the very beginning.
  • He built a business empire from scratch.
Screw someone up
To screw someone up is to make them emotionally disturbed.
  • Her tragic story screwed me up.
Screw something up
To screw something up is to make something go wrong.
Put someone in the shade
To put someone in the shade is to be better or more impressive than them.
Shake something up
To shake something up is to make major changes to it.
Like sheep
This is an expression used to refer to people who are easily led or influenced.
Come out of your shell
To come out of your shell is to stop being shy.
Take a shine to
When you take a shine to something, you develop a liking for it.
Take the shine off
To take the shine off something is to make it less attractive or good.
Put yourself in someone else’s shoes
To put yourself in someone else’s shoes is to imagine yourself in their situation.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Linear Sequences (nth term)

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CHANGE INTO PASSIVE


CHANGE INTO PASSIVE

1. He has bought a fiat car.
2. I put down the pen.
3. I saw a hut at a distance.
4. All of them welcomed the suggestion enthusiastically.
5. Most of my friends have watched this movie.
6. The teacher appreciated the boy’s work.
7. Somebody has stolen the bicycle.
8. The police finally caught the notorious thief.
9. The head of the organization will run the project.
10. Firemen miraculously saved the people living on the second and third floors.
11. I am drafting a document now.
12. She will have sent the report.
Answers
1. A fiat car was bought by him.
2. The pen was put down by me.
3. A hut was seen (by me) at a distance.
4. The suggestion was enthusiastically welcomed by them all.
5. This movie has been watched by most of my friends.
6. The boy’s work was appreciated by the teacher.
7. The bicycle has been stolen.
8. The notorious thief was finally caught by the police.
9. The project will be run by the head of the organization.
10. The people living on the second and third floors were miraculously rescued by the firemen.
11. A document is being drafted by me.
12. The report will have been sent by her.

Monday, October 3, 2016

CHANGE INTO SIMPLE PAST


CHANGE INTO SIMPLE PAST
Sentences are given in the simple present tense. Change them into the simple past tense.
1. I drink coffee in the morning.
2. She works at a bank.                                                                        
3. My father runs a small grocery store.
4. My sister lives abroad.
5. She earns a living by writing stories.
6. He wants to be an engineer.
7. Mother cooks delicious pasta every Sunday.
8. The boys work hard to pass the test.
9. She wants to leave.
10. I don’t know the answer.
11. Do you want to go?
12. We do not believe in chauvinism.
13. He is a fanatic.
14. She writes short stories.
15. The girl looks upset.
Answers
1. I drank coffee in the morning.
2. She worked at a bank.
3. My father ran a small grocery store.
4. My sister lived abroad.
5. She earned a living by writing stories.
6. He wanted to be an engineer.
7. Mother cooked delicious pasta every Sunday.
8. The boys worked hard to pass the test.
9. She wanted to leave.
10. I didn’t know the answer.
11. Did you want to go?
12. We did not believe in chauvinism.
13. He was a fanatic.
14. She wrote short stories.
15. The girl looked upset.