ENGLISH AND WORD POWER

Dr. T.K. Jain. AFTERSCHOOOL M: 9414430763 tkjainbkn@yahoo.co.in www.afterschool.tk www.afterschoool.tk
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How will you improve: he behaves as if he is a mad.
• he behaves as if he were a mad

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How will you improve: as soon as he finish, I started my studies.
• As soon as he finished, I started my studies.

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How will you improve: the English is necessary language – because it is accepted by whole over the world

• English is necessary language because it is accepted all over the world.

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How will you improve: may you pass or not – I doesn’t care?
• Should you pass or fail - I don’t care. • Or • Whether you pass or fail – I don’t care.

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How will you improve:unless you doesnot pay attention to your studies, you will not succeed.

• Unless you pay attention to your studies, you will not succeed. • Rememer, unless is a negative sentence, we cant put any not / negative with unless.

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How will you improve: He is more superior than any person in the class.

• Remember the fundamental law: double superior or double comparative sentence or double superlative cant be used. • So correct sentence: he is superior to any other person in the class.

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How will you improve: I have neither seen him nor his brother.
• I have seen neither him nor his brother.

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Adapt v/s adopt
• Adopt means to accept or to take as our own • He adopted an orphan child • Adapt means to change as per situation • He tried to adapt to situation.

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Principle v/s principal
• • • • He is a man of principles Principle means tenets, He is a principal of school Principal means head of institution.

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How will you improve: he lives on begging.
• He lives by begging.

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How will you improve: half in it was damaged.
• Half of it was damaged.

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Advice vs advise
• • • • Advice is a noun Advise is a verb He gave many pieces of advice He advises me regularly.

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Inkling
• Hint • Can you give me inkling to this question so that I may answer this.

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Innocuous
• Harmless • Lizards are innocuous insects

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Innnuendo
• Politicians keep passing innuendoes about each other.

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Innumerable
• Very large number • There are innumerable charges against political leaders in our country • There are innumerable stories in our literature.

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Injunction
• Orders • Court passed injunctions in his favour.

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Connote
• Meaning • To tell • What do you want to connote

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Contagious
• Aids is not a contagious disease • Some disease which spreads by touching

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Contemptuous
• He is a very contemptuous person, we should avoid him. • Conceited or arrogant or proud person.

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Contort
• Don’t contort the facts • To twist • To give distorted information

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Contumacious
• Rebellious • Govt. should be strict against contumacious persons

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Contuse
• To bruise • Accident contused her.

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Contrite
• Disappointed • Disheartened • After the results, she felt contrite.

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Contradict
• Don’t contradict me. • To speak inconsistent • To speak opposite thing

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Corpulent
• Obese • He is a corpulent person

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Convulse
• Spasms • He had convulsive pain in stomach

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Thanks
Afterschoool conducts three year integrated PGPSE (after class 12 along with CA & CS) and 18 month PGPSE (Post Graduate Programme in Social Entrepreneurship) along with preparation for CS / CFP / CFA /CMA / FRM. This course is also available online also. It also conducts workshops on social entrepreneurship in schools and colleges all over India – start social entrepreneurship club in your institution today with the help from afterschoool and help us in developing society.

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