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English for Today (September 12, 2018) By Ganiu Abisoye Bamgbose (GAB)

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English for Today (September 12, 2018) By Ganiu Abisoye Bamgbose (GAB)

NOTE:
A word to the wise is enough (not, a word is enough for the wise). The expression is an idiom and it has a fixed form.

That was a slip of the tongue (not, slip of tongue). The expression is not complete without the definite article “the”.

We told her about the danger yet she went ahead (not, still yet). One can use either of “still” or “yet” but both can’t be used.

You should take balanced diet (not, balance diet).

 

Read also English For Today ( August 25, 2018) By Ganiu Abisoye Bamgbose (GAB)

Ganiu Abisoye Bamgbose
Academic Advisor, Distance Learning Centre, University of Ibadan;
&
Doctoral Student of English, University of Ibadan.

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