Rani, Kathai, Asmani, Saleti, Jamuni colour in English

Colors have always fascinated the imagination of everybody and especially children. Different people have different notions associated with colors, and different languages ascribe different names to these colors. However, some colours have different regional names. Recommended books to explore Hindi language more: Some of them are given below. I hope you find these colours name […]

Indian English pronunciation–the case of bear and beer

Have you ever been in that situation your friends, colleagues or sometimes your boss make fun or scoff you off because you try to be correct in your English pronunciation? The pronunciation that sounds more like American or British or at least foreigner to the usual style or pronunciation of Indians? I have been through […]

10 words that foreigners and Indians pronounce and mean in the same way

Though English and Indian languages differ greatly, yet there are some words that almost sound identical while pronounced. Interestingly, they mean the same thing too. Let’s get into some linguistic details of these words.   Path and Path Path in English would mean the ‘way’. It also means the same in India and is pronounced […]

10 words that foreigners and Indians use differently

Because and Vikas Because is a conjunction used for giving the reason of something. With a slight difference, the same word in India is used for development. The starting letter is “V” and not “B” but while pronouncing it, it sorts of mingle and people often get confused if you use the English word in […]

Spellings errors on Jhajjar Gurgaon highway

I was visiting Farrukhnagar Fort (which actually is not a fort) when I clicked this photo.     People often confuse the spellings of Sanctuary with Century and it is quite funny to know that the officials have also made the same mistake. It would be better if they can give the name if Hindi […]

Accent is not fake–it is being original

Contrary to common belief among common people, accent is not as fake as it sounds or they feel it is. I my opinion, having an accent is the right thing to do if you are trying to speak in any other language that you can’t call native. I have an accent–what’s the problem with that! […]

List of irregular verbs in English

Below is the list of irregular verbs in English where all the three forms of verb are different: Infinitive Past Tense Past Participle Arise Arose Arisen Awake Awoke Awoken Bear Bore Borne Begin Began Begun Bid Bade Bidden Bite Bit Bitten Blow Blew Blown Break Broke Broken Choose Chose Chosen Do Did Done Draw Drew […]

List of irregular verbs in English

Below is the list of irregular verbs in English in which past participle has two variations. Infinitive Past Tense Past Participle Mow Mowed Mowed, mown Prove Proved Proved, proven Sew Sewed Sewed, sewn Show Showed Showed, shown Sow Sowed Sowed, sown Swell Swelled Swelled, swollen

List of irregular verbs in English

Below is a list of irregular verbs where past tense and past participle forms are same but different from the infinitive. Infinitive Past Tense Past Participle Bend Bent Bent Bleed Bled Bled Breed Bred Bred Build Built Built Cling Clung Clung Dig Dug Dug Feel Felt Felt Fight Fought Fought Find Found Found Flee Fled […]

List of irregular verbs in English

List of irregular verbs whose past tense and past participle have two types of forms: Infinitive Past Tense Past Participle Burn Burned, Burnt Burned, Burnt Dream Dreamed, Dreamt Dreamed, Dreamt Dwell Dwelled, Dwelt Dwelled, Dwelt Hang Hanged, Hung Hanged, Hung Kneel Kneeled, Knelt Kneeled, Knelt Lean Leaned, Leant Leaned, Leant Leap Leaped, Leapt Leaped, Leapt […]

Irregular Verb Forms in English

There are few irregular verbs in English who have same infinitive form, past tense form and part participle form. The list is given below: Infinitive Past Tense Past Participle Bet Bet Bet Burst Burst Burst Cast Cast Cast Cost Cost Cost Cut Cut Cut Hit Hit Hit Hurt Hurt Hurt Let Let Let Put Put […]

One word substitution–33

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. To make expressive […]

One word substitution–32

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. Animals with backbone. […]

One word substitution–31

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. The process of […]

One word substitution–30

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. A place where […]

One word substitution–29

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. The science of […]

One word substitution–28

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. An instrument for […]

One word substitution–27

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. The study of […]

One word substitution–26

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. One who governs […]

One word substitution–25

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. One who searches […]

One word substitution–24

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. An acrobat who […]

One word substitution–23

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. One employed to […]

One word substitution–22

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. One who deals […]

One word substitution–21

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. A place where […]

One word substitution–20

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language. A squirrel’s home. […]