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Use Of Little, A Little and The Little

 LITTLE ,A LITTLE AND THE LITTLE The determiners 'little' , 'a little' and 'the little' are used before an uncountable noun. The determiner 'little' is used to indicate almost nothing. It does not indicate quite nothing. It indicates the quantity which is not enough to do anything. The determiner 'little' is a negative word. The determiner ' a little ' is used to indicate some quantity of an uncountable noun while ' the little' is used to indicate the whole of a certain amount of an uncountable noun. Example:- 1.  There is  little   water in the well. 2.  We got little  help from Rakhi. 3. A little   learning is a dangerous thing. 4. The patient is very serious, but still there is a little     hope of his recovery. 5. The patient is very serious, there is little  hope of his recovery. 6. I know very little about her. 7. I have little money to spend. 8. She gave the beggar  the little  money she had with her. 9. A busy person h

Most common prepositions

 Afraid - of      She is afraid of dogs.      Don't be afraid of me. Accuse - of        The man was accused of gambling. Acquit - of         She was acquitted of all the charges brought against her. Access -  to          He has an easy access to the minister.  Aware - of     I don't know whether she is aware of it or not. Beware - of     Always beware of false friends.  Boast - of     Don't boast of your wealth.  Conscious - of           You should be conscious of your drawbacks.  Convicted - of            He was convicted of theft.  Devoid - of         He is devoid of common sense. Deprive - of         None but human deprives the animals of their food and shelter. Devoted - to            He has devoted his life to the country. Envious - of         Don't be envious of one's success. Fond - of      She is fond of sweets. Jealous - of         She is jealous of me Proud - of      We should be  proud of her. According - to       According to me he is

Dialog Completion

  Complete the following piece of  conversation by choosing the correct alternative from the brackets. a. I said to him, " ______( what / when ) are you doing now ? " He replied, " I am writing a few essays as part of my _______ ( preparing / preparation ) for the examination. " = I said to him, " What are you doing now ? " He replied, " I am writing a few essays as part of my preparation for the examination. " b. I said to her, " ______ ( how/ when ) are you ? " She replied, " I am fine. It's so nice to see you _____ ( returned / back / come ) in our village again. " = I said to her, " How are you ? " She replied, " I am fine. It's so nice to see you back in our village again. " c. The man said to me, " ____ ( are / do ) you a student ? " I replied, " _____ ( I / me ) was not. " = The man said to me, " Are you a student ? " I replied, " I was not. " d. He sai

Voice Change

  Voices are of two kinds 1) ACTIVE VOICE 2) PASSIVE VOICE                  ACTIVE VOICE When the subject in a sentence performs the action of the verb is called Active Voice. Example:- i) She is watering the flowers. ii) He posted the letters.                       PASSIVE VOICE When the object in a sentence is done something is called passive voice. Example         1. The story was written by her.         2. The work has been started by me. Rules for changing an active voice into passive one. 1. The object of an active voice is put in the place of subject in the passive voice. 2. The verbs of the active voice is always put in the form of past participle in the passive voice. 3. The subject of the active voice is placed in the form of object in the passive voice and it is followed by the preposition ' By ' . 4. The pronouns of the active voice are changed in the passive voice as follows.       Active                                Passive         I                           

Reordering of sentences

Reorder The Following Sentences Into a Meaningful One.  1. He has yet not from returned school. = He has not returned from school yet. 2. Mahesh not know swim does to how. = Mahesh does not know how to swim. 3. are harmless to people most bats. Most bats are harmless to people. 4. People along had up lined road the. = People had lined up along the road. 5. Slowly and we near silently the target moved. = We moved near the target slowly and silently. 6. Talking pleased stop you will. = Will you please stop talking ? 7. Shyam not know swim does to how. = Shyam does not know how to swim. 8. He came I had left after place the. = He came after I had left the place. 9. Physical exercise for essential is health good. = Physical exercise is essential for good health. 10. Everyday it practised be must. = It must be practised everyday. 11. disease take avoid daily exercise and. = Take daily exercise and avoid disease. 12. Little learning  a  thing is a dangerous . = A little learning is a dangero