April 12, 2019

Titles to address people

1. Sir: Example:  Would you like to fill in this form, Sir? Use: A formal and polite way to speaking to a man 2. Miss: Example: […]
April 8, 2019

With all due respect

Example:  Person A: I think we shouldn’t cut a deal with them because they didn’t respect the deadlines! Person B: With all due respect I think […]
January 19, 2018

HARD LUCK

Example: Person A: They didn’t select my application for the vacant position. Person B: Oh, I see. Hard luck. Meaning: Person B used the expression “hard […]
January 14, 2018

BE ALL EARS

Example: – Can I explain my view? – Go ahead. I am all ears. Meaning: To be / feel enthusiastic about listening to someone.  
January 12, 2018

BID FAREWELL

Example: -They bade me good night before leaving. – I bade them farewell yesterday. Meaning: Say goodbye, good night to someone.
December 20, 2017

COMMUNICATION (1)

A simple approach can define the verb communicate as the act of transmitting a message by: speech, gestures or writting. The verb seems simple but it […]
September 20, 2017

I BEG YOUR PARDON

Example 1: I beg your pardon. I misunderstood what you meant. Use: To make a polite apology about a mistake you made. Example 2: Person A: […]
August 9, 2017

Verb “APPRECIATE” in Communication

The basic meaning: To value / give value to someone or something. Examples: I do appreciate his charismatic personality. I always appreciate your honesty. In communication: […]