Common English Phrases

Common English Phrases : Phrases Containing Two or More Words

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What are Phrases? In simple words, phrases are 'group of words' which have particular meaning when used together. Phrases may contain two or more words. You can also define 'phrase' in the following words: Phrase is a group of words acting as a single part of speech and not containing both a subject and a verb. Or Phrase is said to be apt, brief and cogent expression. Or Phrase is a small group of words which may stand together on its own. NOTE: Phrases containing two or more words are widely used in daily English. Below is the list of phrases in alphabetical order. SAMPLE THIS: Common English Phrases - A - -AFFECTED [Meaning: suffering] - Common Phrases: Cyclone-affected areas, Explosion-affected people, Famine-affected region, Flood-affected city, Rain-affected families, Violence-affected community -AFFLICTED [Meaning: badly affected] - Common Phrases: Disease-afflicted infant, Drought-afflicted villages, Terror-afflicted countries AGE -- Common Phrases: Advancing age, Age defying beauty products, Age gap, Age-old conventions / custom / tradition / social norms, Cut-off age, Lower / upper age limit, Marriageable age, Old-age complications ALL- [Meaning: each and every one; completely; in the highest degree] - Common Phrases: All-out offensive, All-state shutdown, All-terrain truck, All-weather roads, All-woman bank ANIMAL - Common Phrases: Animal instincts, Animal rights groups, Animal-human conflict, Aquatic animal, Stray-animal feeders ANTI-[Meaning: the opposite of; opposite to; preventing] Common Phrases: Anti-aircraft missiles, Anti-auto theft squad team, Anti-bacterial treatment, Anti-biotic drug, Anti-competitive practices, Anti-copying act, Anti-corruption body / watchdog, Anti-drug drive, Anti-encroachment drive, Anti-extremism campaign, Anti-graft activist / court, Anti-hate laws, Anti-inflammatory effect, Anti-liquor stir, Anti-malarial medications, Anti-national destabilizing agenda, Anti-national elements / mindset, Anti-obscene calls cell, Anti-people policies, Anti-poaching steps, Anti-rowdy squad, Anti-sabotage team, Antiseptic cream, Anti-spam legislation, Anti-terror cooperation / system, Anti-terrorism intelligence unit, Anti-theft checking campaign -ARMED [Meaning: carrying or having weapons] Common Phrases: Nuclear-armed countries / state, Rifle-armed guard, Shotgun-armed policeman ATTACK Common Phrases: Arial attacks, Attack-site, Cowardly attack, Dreadful terror attacks, Maximum impact attack, Sectarian attacks, Vigilante group attack ATTENTION -- Common Phrases: Attention-grabbing headline / stunts, Attention-seeking behavior ATTITUDE - Common Phrases: Attitude problem, Broad-minded attitude, Callus / confrontation / negative / obstinate / positive attitude Phrases starting with '-ed, -en, etc. Words' - Abandoned dug-cum bore well, Accumulated anger, Agitated mob, Alleged student, Animated cartoons, Appalled silence, Apprehended litigation, Armed conflict / uprising, Assumed name, Attempted robbery; Also Note: Construction-allied industries, Flight-associated headaches, Huge-accounted wealth, Internationally acclaimed poet, State-advised price Phrases starting with '-ing Words' - Acting chairman of city, Adjoining banks, Ailing former leader, Aspiring candidates for MITs, Aspiring immigrants to Germany, Aspiring policeman, Awe-inspiring crafts Other Common Phrases - A - A little less pitiable situation, A little noticed fact, A little off-white appearance, Abode of the gods, Abortive bid, Abrupt departure, Absolute authority, Absorbent paper, Abstract principles, Academic excellence / qualifications, Academically bright student, Access control system, Accident insurance / spot / site, Accused applicant, Aches and pains, Active involvement / part / participation, Actively zealous, Actual fact, Acutely conscious, Adhesive quality, Administrative error / sources, Admissible evidence, Adolescent boys / girls, Advance notice / tax / warning / booking, Adventurous m
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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 195g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1492744883
  • 9781492744887
  • 1,395,105

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Manik Joshi was born on Jan 26, 1979 at Ranikhet and is permanent resident of Haldwani, Kumaon zone of India. He is an Internet Marketer by profession. He is interested in domaining (business of buying and selling domain names), web designing (creating websites), and various online jobs (including 'self book publishing'). He is science graduate with ZBC (zoology, botany, and chemistry) subjects. He is also an MBA (with specialization in marketing). He has done three diploma courses in computer too. is the personal website of the author.
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