In formal settings at night, you can greet someone by saying “Good evening” if the time is before midnight, and you can say “Good morning” if it is after midnight. And, of course, whether it is night or daytime, you can greet someone by saying “Hi” or “Hello.” However, we say “Good night” to bid someone farewell at night, not to greet or start a conversation.
A preposition is a function word that is placed before a noun or anything equivalent to a noun. Prepositions are used to create a connection between the noun and the other words of the sentence. Example: My cousin will come … continue reading
You can say, “Would you mind if I ask how old you are?” to ask someone about their age. If you have genuine reasons to ask about someone’s age, explain the reasons and be sure that they are comfortable talking about their age. Be polite in choice of words, tone, and body language so that they do not feel offended by being asked about their age.
Whether someone is known or unknown, asking them to talk to you may appear to be very difficult at times, depending on different situations. Especially it is more challenging to start a conversation with an acquaintance if you are not … continue reading
The basic knowledge about adjectives and adverbs is that adjectives modify nouns, and adverbs modify verbs. But is this all about them? Is there anything more than just the basics? Of course, there is. To learn adjectives and adverbs properly, … continue reading
The sentence is the most significant grammatical unit, which consists of words, phrases, and clauses. The grammar of any language is organized based on this largest structural unit. Though innumerable definitions of the sentence exist, there is no complete, perfect, … continue reading
While asking about someone’s health conditions, you are expected to be very careful as health is a very sensitive issue. No one wants to offend a person while asking about his or her general health condition or any specific illness … continue reading
A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. It is the largest grammatical unit, as discussed in grammar and linguistics. A sentence may contain one or more clauses depending on its type. It is important to … continue reading
When you ask for some time from someone, you don’t want to be ignored or denied just because of your inappropriate expressions or wrong choice of words. Remember! If you’re going to ask if someone is free or available, politeness … continue reading
Verbs refer to actions, and tenses refer to the time of actions. Tenses are of three types—present, past, and future. These three have four variations each, and in total, there are twelve types of them. Present simple tense indicates habits, … continue reading