Today’s English Tip : The adjective FEW means “almost none”, but A FEW means “not many”.
“FEW politicians are honest.” (Almost none are honest.)
“A FEW politicians are honest.” (Some are honest.)
“FEW students arrived on time. (Almo[……]
Today’s English Tip : Never say “get down” from a bus. You get ON and OFF OF a bus, train, or airplane. You get IN and OUT OF a car, taxi, or auto.
Today’s English Tip: Never say “very traffic” as “traffic” is a noun. Instead, say “heavy traffic”.
Examples: “Due to heavy traffic, I’ll be a few minutes late.” “In Beijing, there is always heavy traffic.”
Today’s English Tip: You read an article IN a newspaper and watch a program ON television.
Examples: “Did you watch the serial ON Star Plus last night?” “I read an interesting article IN The New York Times this morning.” “If I don’t have time to r[……]
Today’s English Tip: You work IN a department (Sales, IT, etc.) and ON a team.
Examples: “I work ON the payroll team IN the HR department.” “Alex works IN the accounting department ON the receivables team.”
Today’s English Tip: you wait “at” a bus stand or bus stop (NOT “in” or “on”).
Examples: “How long did you wait AT the bus stand this morning?” “Only two people are standing AT the bus stop right now.”
Today’s English Tip: Never say “tell to”, just “tell” (without “to” afterwards).
Examples: “I have something important to TELL you.” “Please TELL me the answer.” “Did you TELL them that I would be a few minutes late?”
Today’s English Tip: Never say “more better”, just “better” (without “more”). You can also say much better, far better and so on.
Examples: “We will have a better life in the future.” “Sally is BETTER than Kelly in English.”