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VICKI: Yes some couples seem to be breaking up and making up again all the time!
Read the conversation VICKI: So, if someone’s stood you up, the next time you see them, you’ll probably argue! VICKI: That’s right you’ll argue or quarrel, you'll fall out. MATT: Yes, even though they decided to end the relationship, they stop arguing and think they’ll give it another try.
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Phrasal verbs are very common and are a really good way to make yourself sound more natural when speaking informal English.
They can be difficult, but here you can find out how to use phrasal verbs to talk about each of our topics.
Read the conversation VICKI: This is such a great flat. (Champagne cork opens) VICKI: So, a toast to your new flat.
Nouns form the largest word class, and verbs the second-largest.
The personal pronouns retain morphological case more strongly than any other word class (a remnant of the more extensive Germanic case system of Old English).
For other pronouns, and all nouns, adjectives, and articles, grammatical function is indicated only by word order, by prepositions, and by the "Saxon genitive or English possessive" (-'s).
Divergences from the grammar described here occur in some dialects.
This article describes a generalized present-day Standard English – a form of speech and writing used in public discourse, including broadcasting, education, entertainment, government, and news, over a range of registers from formal to informal.