When we “resolve” to do something, we decide firmly to do it. It’s like a promise to ourselves. The verb is “resolve” and the noun is “resolution”. Typically, at the start of each year, people make New Year’s Resolutions such as:
What New Year’s Resolution(s) did you make this year?
(By Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809–1892)
What do YOU think? Is it better to have loved and lost? Or is it better never to have loved at all?
*this language is typical of romantic poetry but is not normal in everyday English
master of the universe
for one week,
what would you do?
If you could change
for one day and
be anybody on earth
(present or historical),
who would it be?
What do you think about this statement: “We are all basically selfish“?
Is it true? At the end of the day, are we all only interested in ourselves? Or are some people genuinely selfless and altruistic?
An abbreviation is something like “Dr” or “Dr.” for “Doctor”, or “Ltd” or “Ltd.” for “Limited”.
An acronym is made from the First Letters of other words, for example “NASA” for “National Aeronautics and Space Administration”, or “laser” for “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation”.
What abbreviations and acronyms do you know?
“ALCOHOL SHOULD BE ILLEGAL.”
What do you think