Glossary of words often confused
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- Respectfully, Respectively
- -хүндэтгэн ёсолсон
The Audience rose respectfully when the president entered.
-тус тусаар,тус тусын,нэрлэсэн дарааллаар
The Thompsons lived in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York respectively.
- Stationary, Stationery
- -The Only time most children are stationary is when they are sleep.
-That stationery store sells fancy writing paper and envelops.
-adj. 1. хөдөлдөггүй, зөөдөггүй. 2. хөдөлгөөнгүй. 3. байнгын, тогтвортой; байран, суурин.
-n. бичгийн хэрэгсэл.
- 1.formal, formally,
- -The meeting was conducted very formally.
-June was formerly a member of that club.
1.2. албан ёсны. adv. 1. албан ссоор 2. албаны үүднээс, сс журмын дагуу,
2.adj. 1. хуучин, түрүүчийн, урьд цагийн. adv. урьд нь, өмнө нь, хэзээ ч
- healthful, healthy
- -Vegetables are healthful foods.
-All of his children are healthy.
-эрүүл чийрэг,эмчилгээний,эрүүл мэндэд тустай, good for one's health
-adj. (-ier, -iest) 1. эрүүл, саруул. a ~ child эрүүл хүүхэд. in a good condition of health.
- -The magician created the illusion that he was flying through the air.
-The professor made an allusion to Greek mythology.
1.хоосон үзэгдэл,бүтэшгүй үзэгдэл,хуурмаг үзэгдэл,хоосон юм,бүтэшгүй санаа, "unreal image", "a false idea"
2.битүү дохио,цөллөг,иш татах,дурьдах,дохио сануулга,битүү сануулга
- quiet, quite
- -It was a very quiet party.
-He is quite tall.
- 1.all ready
- 1 is an adjective phrase meaning "completely ready."
-We were all ready to leave at eight o'clock.
2 is an adverb of time meaning "by or before a specific time."
-He had already eaten when I arrived.
- 1.all together
- -The children are all together now and ready to go to the park.
-I am altogether tired.
- -John was standing beside me.
-Everyone besides John went to the party.
- -She bought some white cloth to make a wedding dress.
-She bought a lot of clothes when she was in Paris.
- 1.differ from
- 1 is "dissimilar"
- farther is "real distance"
-We have to drive a few miles farther.
further is "time, quantity, degree"
-let us consider this problem further. (time)
-We should do further research on this matter. (quantity)
-Be careful not to excite the children further. (degree)
- -i cannot decide between these tow blouses.
-He was standing among several students.
- Raise must have an object.
-Please raise the window a little.
-The Browns raised their children.
-The Store has raised its prices.
-the new book is raising many interesting questions.
Rise cannot take an object.
-The temperature rises sharply in the afternoon.
-the sun rose at seven yesterday.
-Prices have risen a great deal lately.
-The baby's temperature is rising by the hour.
- Set must have an object.
-Do not set your glass on the piano.
-She set her purse on the floor last night.
-Have you set the table yet?
-Setting the vase on the coffee table, Mary noticed that the vase had a crack in it.
Sit cannot take an object.
-He sits by the window
-The guests have already sat down.
-The vase is sitting on the table.
- Lay must have an object.
-You should lay the tiles very evenly.
-Mary laid his son on her bed early this afternoon.
-That hex has laid six eggs this week
Lie cannot take an object.
-John lies on his bed for a few minutes after lunch every day.
-Mary lay on the sofa all yesterday afternoon.
-The watch had lain unnoticed for several days before I found it.
- hanged, hung
- -The murderer was hanged by the neck until dead.
-The picture was hung over the fireplace.
- kind of
- kind of = a
sort of = a
-That is a kind of plant
-Mary suspects that her assistant may be stealing from her.
- expressing purpose
- for + noun phrase
-John went to California for a rest.
to + verb (infinitive)
-John went to California to ski.
- ordinal, cardinal
- the + ordinal + N
-the first book.
N + cardinal
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