Acronyms Beginning With Letter “A” 1

Here are some nice  & common acronyms beginning with letter “A” ,which are mostly used in informal contexts. AAMOF: as a matter of fact ABFL: a big fat lady ABT : about ADN: any day now AFAIC : as far as I’m concerned AFAICT: as far as I can tell AFAICS: as far as I ...

Singing Translation 4

Translation of a text that is sung in vocal music for the purpose of singing in another language — sometimes called “singing translation” — is closely linked to translation of poetry because most vocal music, at least in the Western tradition, is set to verse, especially verse in regular patterns with rhyme. (Since the late ...

Animal Cries 2

Animal Cries
Have you ever thought how animals sound or its better to say “Do you know the verb that we use to refer the animals voice?” In this post we have collected the most common verbs which refer to animals voice. Hope to enjoy! horses neigh, donkeys bray, bulls snort, hogs grunt, goats bleat, lions roar, ...

Poems by Edgar Allan Poe 3

Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
Here are some nice poems by Edgar Allan Poe for those who are interested in poetry ! ALONE From childhood’s hour I have not been As others were; I have not seen As others saw; I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same source I have not taken My sorrow; ...

Back-Translation 1

A back-translation is a translation of a translated text back into the language of the original text, made without reference to the original text. In the context of machine translation, this is also called a round-trip translation. It is analogous to reversing a mathematical operation; but even in mathematics such a reversal frequently does not ...

Comparative & Superlative Adjectives 2

Comparative & Superlative Adjectives
1. Regular one-syllable adjectives : A. add –er and –est to the adjective : Adjectives: cheap Comparative: cheaper Superlative: the cheapest Other examples: clean, dark, light, short, tall, slow B. add –r and –st to adjectives ending in –e : late later latest Other examples: large, loose, safe, strange, wise C. double the consonant of ...

Six Idioms

Six Idioms
Six Idioms Here are the most common idioms and slang with number “6”. In order to have be more comprehensive, an example is provided for you at the end of each idiom or slang. be at sixes and sevens (informal) : Meaning: to be confused or badly organized . Example: We were at sixes and ...

The Qualities of a Good Translator 2

The Qualities of a Good Translator
The Qualities of a Good Translator . Levels of knowledge: What differs a good translator from the person knowing one or several foreign languages? A lot of people know foreign languages, but it is necessary to remember, that levels of knowledge can be very different. If you need to be guided by means of language ...

English Riddles (Part 2: Letters) 9

English Riddles (Part 2: Letters)
A riddle is generally a question devised so as to require clever or unexpected thinking for its answer. Here we have provide you the most common English Riddles with English alphabets and letters. Hope to enjoy. 1. What letter of the alphabet is an insect? Answer: B. (bee) 2. What letter is a part of ...

“A DEAD BODY” short story

A DEAD BODY by: Anton Chekhov The following story is reprinted from The Horse Stealers and Other Stories. Trans. Constance Garnett. New York: Macmillan, 1921. A STILL August night. A mist is rising slowly from the fields and casting an opaque veil over everything within eyesight. Lighted up by the moon, the mist gives the ...