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English Onomatopoeia: 62 Words that Sound Like Their Meaning

Onomatopoeia might sound like a mouthful (it’s pronounced uh-mat-uh–pee–uh) but we use them everyday, sometimes without even knowing it. Onomatopoeia are words that mimic the sounds or noises that they refer to.  It could be the sound of animals (moo, meow, or woof), human sounds (achoo, haha, grr) or sounds that objects make (bam, pop, […]

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The Sweetest English Terms of Endearment to Call Your Loved Ones

Every language has its own set of sweet or romantic nicknames and English is no different. Here in this article, we’ll take a look at the different English terms of endearment.   From the traditional darling and the old-fashioned British poppet to more recent American slang such as bae,  let’s check them all out here. Quick […]

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20 Useful English Proverbs for All Kinds of Situations

If you want to sound wise while also sounding like a native English speaker, English proverbs are the way to go. Proverbs are these cool little phrases that could easily dispense truths or advice. They could come in handy in different situations–just blurt them out when the moment calls for it and wow the people you’re […]

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40 Bizarre Yet Funny English Idioms to Help You Sound Like a Native Speaker

What does an elephant in the room mean? What is it even doing in the room and how did it get there? When someone pulls wool over your eyes, what should you do? And why does a fat chance and a slim chance mean the same thing? English idioms can be quite confusing, but they’re fun […]

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