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L'esprit de l'escalier - vocabulary

This French term describes the predicament everyone has experienced: thinking of the ideal comeback after the moment has passed, indeed, after it’s too late. The term literally translates to “stairway wit,” that is, thinking of the perfect retort whi...

Labelled vs. Labeled

Labelled vs. LabeledRules of past simple tense formation of regular verbs are quite simple and easy to remember...

labor - correct spelling

labor - verb, noun, and adjective
Example: We must labor for long hours if we want to win. ...

Labor vs. Labour

Labor” and “labuor” are quite contested and controversy, as some English users believe that one of them is a misspelling, while others believe that one is an older version, out of use. Others think that both are accepted and it’s all about personal p...

laboratory - correct spelling

laboratory - noun and adjective
Example: His laboratory uses animals for research. noun...

Labour vs. Labor

English learners are sometimes confused when they see two words with very similar spellings and meanings. They read about them both and when the time comes to use that word in an es...

lackadaisical - vocabulary

adjective
Without vigor, determination, or interest; lethargic; listless; indolent.Note: This word is not pronounced with an x, as in laxadaisical. Start the word with lac...

laid - correct spelling

laid - verb (past tense and past participle of the verb lay)  Note: Grammar.com's section on Problem Words discusses the diff...

language - correct spelling

language - noun
Example: He enjoyed studying the English language....

Last vs. Least

Last ...

later - correct spelling

later - adjective and adverb (comparative form of late)  Example: He decided to take a ...

Lath vs. Lathe

Confusing "lath" with "lathe" is very easy, as they are spelled so similarly. In fact, it can even happen due to an accidental sliding of your fingers over your keyboard while typing. And if you're not familiar with these terms, because they are not ...

latter - correct spelling

latter - adjective (with noun usage, e.g., the latter)  Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses latter and former. ...

Latter vs. Ladder

Does one doubled letter hold the power to change the entire meaning of a word? Yes, it does. A perfect example to show this is the pair of words "latter" and "ladder". Spelled almost identically, with only one consonant looking different inside the w...

laudatory, laudable

Laudatory is used to describe something that gives praise and laudable is used to describe something that deserves or receives praise.Example: His ...

laugh - correct spelling

laugh - verb and noun
Example: They will laugh at you when you arrive in that costume. verb...

Lay vs. Lie

The words lay and lie are one the most confusing pa...

lay, lie

The vast majority of people butcher these two words.Quite simply, the word lie is an intransitive verb showing that someone or something is in a reclining po...

Layout vs. Lay out

Layout vs. Lay out"Layout" and "lay out" can easily be confused because they are pronounced perfectly the same ...

Lead vs. Led

Lead” and “led” vary through only one letter, when it comes to their spellings. This makes them sound very similarly and encourages some English users to believe that they can replace them without any rule, that they are synonyms or that they refer t...

Leaned vs. Leant

Past simple tense for verbs in English, especially when you’re not sure whether that word is or is not regular, can be difficult to remember. And when there are two or more forms officially accepted for the same past simple tense of a verb, things ca...

Leaped vs. Leapt

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Learned vs. Learnt

What is the past tense of learn? Consider the follo...

learnèd word

A word taken from a classical language. For example, instead of breakable, English often uses the Latin word fragile; instead of dog we sometimes use the Latin word canine; instead of saying that a disease is catch...

Learning Grammar through kindergarten, Elementary School, Junior High School & Senior High School

English has been taught since I was in kindergarten, there I learned English with fun because the teacher used student center learning, so the teacher facilitate the student with playing game, singing and dancing, thus students memorize vocabula...

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