Monthly Archives: May 2015

Idiomatic expressions – Back

Written by Nigina Dustova An idiomatic expression is a phrase or a fixed expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning. An idiomatic expression’s figurative meaning is different from the literal meaning. In this post, we are going to learn idiomatic expressions which use the word back. Meanings Your back is often associated with… Read More »

A Summary of the Perfect Progressive Tenses

Written by Leny Ortega Now that we are done with the discussion on the perfect progressive tenses: past perfect progressive, present perfect progressive, and future perfect progressive. Below are practice exercises to test your mastery of the previous lesson. Answers are provided after the exercises for easy self-checking. Write the correct form of the perfect… Read More »

Grammar Tutorial: Future Perfect Progressive Tense

Future perfect progressive is used to state an action that is perceived to be continuously happening when a certain time comes. Form: will have been + present participle Examples: 1. By this afternoon, the teachers will have been arriving to attend the meeting. 2. Few months from now, politicians will have been preparing for the… Read More »

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