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What are absolute adjectives?

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Take a look at these very short sentences:

"He's tall."

"He's dead."

They both contain adjectives: tall and dead.

Tall can be used in comparative sentences:

In the news: Facebook saved his life!

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Facebook, Myspace, Twitter - the world is in love with these social networking sites and I bet you are too, and why not? They're useful for many reasons, such as, keeping in touch with friends, making new ones, and now, for saving lives!

10 vocabulary questions

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We all want to build up our bank of English language words, so here's a quiz you should all take. All you have to do is match the key-word to its closest meaning. The key-words are used in context to give you a small hint:

 

Link: Improve your vocabulary

Use the correct word in the sentence

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Are you a master of vocabulary? Do you think that grammar is 'childs play' (very easy)? Well then, let's put it to the test. Below you'll see 10 sentences; choose the missing word which best suits the sentence.

Link: Choose the correct word form

20,000 users thanks to YOU!

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Hi English Learners,

No usual lesson today; instead, we'd like to say a big 'thank you' to you all. Why? Because you are so wonderful and - because of your support - we now have over 20,000 registered users at http://learnenglish.ecenglish.com!

Quick Tip - specially vs especially

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Take a look at the following sentences. Which one do you think is right?

"I got home especially late yesterday."

"I got home specially late yesterday."

'I'm not a ...' 4 useful expressions

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"I am not a MACHINE!!"

Culture Lesson: April Fools' Day

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April 1 is known as "April Fools' Day" in many countries although the origins of this unusual day are obscure. One theory of its origins is that during pagan times the first day of summer was celebrated on May 1and only 'fools' would get the date wrong celebrating it one month early (April 1).

Objectives and goals

Are these terms perfect synonims?

EL

good phrases as start

I'm a student doing assignment in physics. I want to write a request from professor at another university to get some measurements from their labs . I don't know how can i start. what are the polite way to ask for this help? and how do i end the email?
i want to say that i know u r very busy ... but i think it's not good expression, is it?

please i appreciate any help i can get

Thanks
Jorjy