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Pimp my English | Stative verbs
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By Anna Malczyk
You know very well by now that a verb is a “doing” word – a word that describes an action taken by a person or object. Within the overall category of verbs, there are many sub-categories. One important one is the “stative” verb.

 

Pimp my English | Units
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By Anna Malczyk
Whenever we measure something – like distance, speed, size, volume and so on – we use a measurement called a unit. Here's a bit on writing down units.

 
Pimp my English | Transforming noun constructions into verbs
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By Anna Malczyk
Sometimes, in an effort to sound more formal or official, we write a sentence using a noun construction rather than the simpler, easier to understand verb equivalent.

 

Pimp my English | Types of abbreviations
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By Anna Malczyk
An abbreviation is any word that is a shortened version of a longer word of phrase. While this may sound simple, there are actually many different types of abbreviations. It’s not important to remember all of these terms, but it’s interesting to know about them. Here’s a quick guide to the important ones.

 
Pimp my English | Latin expressions in English
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By Anna Malczyk
The English language is actually an amalgamation of many different influences, dialects and cultures – everything from native Celtic to French, German and Latin. Most of the time, we can still see traces of these influences in modern speech. Here’s a quick guide to some essential Latin terms and the correct ways of using them.

 
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