You may have seen the sentences like “… years old” or “…year old”. If you form the proper sentences with the words and it will be “he is three years old” or “he is a three-year old boy”. Those sentences look different but meaning is almost same. Usually, when units for measure are used as part of a compound noun or adjectives, they are singular. When these are expressed as simple nouns, they are plural. Thus, the boy sitting on the couch is a ten-year-old or he is a three-year old boy. By the hyphenation, precise usage is a matter of style, but the hyphen (-) will regulate how to take the phrase. When you write the sentence without the hyphen (-), then you can use “s” like “he is three years old”.
The sentences are “he is three years old” or “he is a three-years old boy” are same thing and same meaning. You have nothing to worry if you find the sentence like “he is a three-year-old boy”. You can use any of the sentence you like. As meaning of the sentences is similar, then you will not face any problems using any of the word. You can make new words alike this.
The words “Went and gone” are formed from the word “go”. The word “went” is a past form and the word “gone” is a present perfect form. These both words derived from the root word “Go”. Usages of the words “Went” and “Gone” depend on the tense. Went is a word of past form and Gone is a present perfect form. When you will use the word “Gone”, then you must use has, have or had with the word. Suppose, I have gone home, you have gone market or he had gone there. Without using has, have or had; you cannot use the word “Gone”. You cannot use any of the present perfect form without using any of the word from has, have or had. You will use have and has based on the first or second person or singular or plural noun or pronoun.
The word “Went” is a past form according to tense and you will use “Went” in the place of past form of word “Go”. In this form, you do not look at the person or noun or pronoun, you just use “Went”. The meaning of the word “Go”. I hope that you have understand well and you can use the right word in right place.
The word “Break” is a present form and past form of the word is “broke” and the word “broken” is present perfect form. You need to know use of tense for using the words “Break”, “Broke” or “Broken”. When you use “Broke” such as “She broke my mobile”, then you are talking about the past incident and when you say “She has broken my mobile”, then you have been saying that your mobile is now break or out of order. With using “have”, “has” or “had”; you cannot use the word “broken”. You have use words “have”, “has” or “had” according to the tense.
There are many words like “Broke” or “Broken” and you will get the list of the past and present perfect. You may get the list in the Grammar book or you can use google for finding the list. You should remember the list and you can use the word properly. I hope that you have understood where you need to use the words “Break”, “Broke” or “Broken”. If you have any problems related these words, then you should use a good dictionary. You may use “Oxford Advanced English Dictionary” and you should read the tense properly for understanding well.
There are some confusing words like Layed or Laid. Many people do not understand the meaning of the words Layed or Laid. There are many such words what you need to study and learn from a good dictionary. So, it will be cleared properly. The word Lay is a present form. Lay is also used as past form but the word “layed” is an enormously popular irregular spelling of the past tense of transitive “lay,” “laid” is the traditional spelling in all contexts. If your boss wants to lay you off, you are laid off. The hen laid an egg. You laid down the law. You need to understand the use of the Layed or Laid.
If you use the word “Layed”, then it will be past form of Lie on bed or floor. Lay means ‘place something in a more or less horizontal position. However, you need to use a good dictionary for finding any result quick of any common question or confusing questions. You can use Google search engine for finding answer of the question. You can use “Layed or Laid” as keyword for Google to know more for finding the word meaning and using. You can use various sites.
There are some meaningful words or sentences confusing. We may have questions regarding this issue but we do not ask anyone or did not search the answer. It is necessary to solve those puzzles. Suppose, many people do not know what is correct form between As Good as I or As Good as Me. Between these sentences, one sentence is correct and another is wrong. Here we will know the correct form and why the problem has been created. I hope that you can understand well.
As Good as I or As Good as Me: People have tendency to use object at the last and we know that the word “I” is a subject and the word “me” is an object. So, if I want to create a sentence for comparison, then I must use “As good as me”. It sounds ok and grammatically right but truth is something different. The word “As” is a Conjunction and this word is used to join words, clauses, phrases and sentences. Similarly, some other conjunctions are and, if, or, but, until and although. The subjective form of personal pronoun essential stand firm at also side of the conjunction when assessments are being made. To make a relation between two things, we must use two similar things or same group of things like apples with apples as in she (human being) and I (human being) and not apples with oranges as in she and me. The correct form will be He is as good as I am at playing the football. The incorrect way is He is as good as me at playing football. After the word “As”, you will put subjective form and that is why you will use I instead of me. Similarly, Jon is as good as Tin is or Jon is as tall as I am.
You should read the list of the words of present, past and present perfect form, so you will understand where to use the words “saw” or “seen”. The word “Saw” is a past form of the word “see” and the word “Seen” is the present perfect of “See”. You will use these words “saw” or “seen” based on the tense. When you use the word “Saw”, then you are talking about the past. Suppose, I saw a snake there but when you use the word “seen”, then you will use it according to the tense. You can use the word “Seen” properly with present perfect and past perfect. Example of the “seen” according to present perfect tense “I have seen him” and according to past perfect tense “I had seen him”.
Every present form of the word has past and present perfect form what you should learn and remind. If you search online, then you will get the list of the words. You can check the list from Grammar book. You should study tense well for sing the words “saw” or “seen” properly. Meaning of the “saw” or “seen” are almost same and you have to use. You should use a good dictionary.
There are many confusing words available and accidently or accidentally are confusing words what many people do not know the meaning. In this article we will try to solve the problems and try to understand the meaning of these words accidently or accidentally. We will also know the difference of these words. I hope after reading this article, you will not face any problems between these words like accidently or accidentally.
Accidently and accidentally are confusing words. Accidently and accidentally are both adverbs of Accidental. This word is used less. Meaning of these words are different. Between these words, the word accidentally is more correct. The words Accidently and accidentally forms from Accident. The word accidently is simple form of adverb, the comparative degree of the word is more accidently and superlative degree is the most accidently. Meaning of the word accidentally is “In an accidental manner, by chance; unexpectedly; casually; fortuitously. Meaning of the word accidently is “by accident, unexpectedly, fortuitously, by chance; unintentionally.” Meaning of these words are also almost similar. If you see the word in dictionary, then it says that “accidently” is a substitute spelling of accidentally.
Formally both words are similar things. The word “Accidently” is correct but it is not perfect to use formally although the word is correct. However, if you have a good dictionary then you can easily find the difference and know the meaning of the words. You can use any word from these two words accidently or accidentally. I am sure the examiner is not going cross any word. Although some people have different points of view related with these words and you can know more point of views about these words from the site www.englishforums.com/English/AccidentlyVsAccidentally/jghch/post.htm. If you want to use any of the words, then you may use the word accidentally.
If you have written an application in School or college, then you must use the sentence “To Whom It May Concern”. This sentence is very common for formal applications. Meaning of the sentence “to whom it may concern” is salutation. For the business letters, you need to use this sentence most and you cannot use any formal application without using this word. If you know the name of the person, then you should use the sentence “To Whom It May Concern”. Otherwise, you may use the sentence “To Whom It May Concern”. You use post of the person instead of sentence “To Whom It May Concern” such as “The Head of HR department”. You should use name if it is possible and you may contact with the organization to know the name of the person instead of the sentence “to whom it may concern”.
When you write the sentence “To Whom It May Concern”, then you have to use capitalization and it is formal rules and then do not forget to use colon: and the it will be “To Whom It May Concern:” You may use “Dear Sir” or “Dear madam” instead of “To Whom It May Concern:” Dear Recruiting Manager, Dear Personnel Manager, Hello are common salutations.
You should know the meaning of the words lead and led to understand well. Both words look similar but these are not similar. You may use a good dictionary to know the meaning. Lead means a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic part; bluish white when newly cut but dulls willingly to dull grey or to guide someone towards something. The word Led means “Attended somebody somewhere to display them the method. The word “Lead” has two precise meanings. As a noun, lead is a metal component which is labeled on the periodic table as “Pb. So, whenever the word is used as a noun, then it is spelled as l-e-a-d. The word Lead also means Guide or to lead. The past form of the Lead is Led. Lead also means move. The example of the sentence is “few days ago, I lead the way to the highest of Mount Everest,” they’re really being quite rational—more logical than the English language.
Led is the past of the Lead word. “Led” in most cases is used as a verb. It is the past tense and past participle of “lead” as a verb when the articulation of “lead” rhymes with “bead”. I hope you have understand well of both words Led and Lead.
There are many common confusing words. If you ask these words to any English teacher, then he or she may be confused. However, the words “pair” or “pairs” are two different words but meaning is same. On the other hand, usage of these words is different. Let’s know more about these words. “pair” is singular, while “pairs” is plural. People become puzzled when they find the word “pair” for plural things. In USA, some places the word “pair” is used mots like I bought four pair of pants and five pair of socks. According to grammatical rules, this is not standard form of using Pair instead of pairs. But according to some old grammatical books “pair” as a plural was more common than “pairs” but later the word “pairs” got more popularity than the word “pair”.
In Oxford Learner’s Dictionary “In informal North American English some people use pair as a plural form: three pair of shoes. This is not considered correct in written English.” So, if you write “three pair of pants”, then it will be incorrect. If you use three pairs of pant is often correct. I hope you have understand well. You can see dictionary to make it more clear.