LS Refresher 48: Put up vs. Put on

McMillan Dictionary gave the following rules  that will help us learn how to use “put up” and “put on” properly. a. put on -to cover a part of your body with a piece of clothing or jewelry so that you are wearing it -to spread a cream, liquid, powder, or other substance on your skin […]

LS Refresher 47: Who vs. Whom

Grammarly gave the following rules  that will help us learn how to use who and whom properly. (a) Who  In a sentence, who is used as a subject. Let’s look at a couple of examples:Who would like to go on vacation?Who made these awesome quesadillas? (b) Whom Whom is used as the object of a verb or preposition. Consider these […]

LS Refresher 46: Few vs. Little

Ginger Software gave the following rules  that will help us learn how to use few and little properly. (a) Little refers to non-countable nouns, and is used with the singular form to indicate that something exists only in a small amount or to a slight degree. (b) Few refers to countable nouns, and is used […]

LS Refresher 45: Phrasal Verbs Using “Fall and Put”

When talking to native speakers, you might come across idiomatic phrases consisting of a verb and an adverb or another verb. Such idiomatic phrases are called phrasal verbs. Here are some of them and their meanings. FALL fall apart – break up, come apart, or disintegrate fall down – fall to the ground fall out […]

LS Refresher 44: Phrasal Verbs Using The Word, Break

When talking to  native speakers,  you might come across idiomatic phrases consisting of  a verb and an adverb or another verb. Such idiomatic phrases are called phrasal verbs. Here are some of them and their meanings. break something in – to wear something several times so that it won’t feel new and uncomfortable to use. […]

LS Refresher 43: Fill Up, Fill Out, Fill In

Every week, we will post an LS refresher.  Check out this week’s refresher and please don’t forget to answer the short quiz after. Grammar Nanny gave the following rules  that will help us learn how to use fill out, fill in, and fill out properly. Fill up: It means to make full or fill a […]

LS Refresher 42: IN or ON with Written Documents

Do you tend to get confused with the use of “in” and “on” when writing documents? If so, check this post to find out how to use them correctly. Learners Dictionary gave the following rules that can help us learn more about the use of “on” and “in”. Use on for pages, including website pages. […]

LS Refresher 41: Recognize and Realize

Check out this week’s refresher about the difference between “recognize” and “realize”. Please don’t forget to answer the short quiz after. According to Happy English,  realize “means to understand a situation clearly, by using one’s mind and other senses” while recognize “means to identify something or someone based on having previous experience with that thing […]

LS Refresher 39: Change Vs. Exchange

Do you find the words “change” and “exchange” confusing? If so, check this post to more about them. Dictionary.com gave us the definitions of the following words: Change means to make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone. Exchange– […]