Phrasal Verb: Pick Up

As a rule, phrasal verbs usually have more than one meaning. Let’s look at the meanings of the phrasal verb ‘pick up’: To learn a new language without being taught. Ex: Paul picked up some Greek when he was on holiday in Greece. 2. To answer the phone. Ex: Why Read more…


Other Ways to Say ‘Useful’

HANDY Meaning: practical and easy to use. Ex: This cloth is handy for cleaning your glasses. PRACTICAL Meaning: suitable and useful. Ex: I prefer practical furniture to stylish. INVALUABLE Meaning: very useful. Ex: The doctor’s advice was invaluable. HELPFUL Meaning: willing to help. Ex: Our daughter is so helpful! CONVENIENT Read more…

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