Definition of Neuroplasticity: What Does Neuroplasticity Mean

Neuroplasticity (or brain plasticity) is the ability of the brain to reorganize and transform itself while learning or being exposed to new experiences. It was once thought that our brain could only change until adolescence (from 13 till 19 years of age) and then remain in the same condition till the rest of our life. […]

Hit it Off: Meaning and Usage in a Sentence

In this post, you’ll learn the idiom ‘hit it off’ and its meaning. I came across this sentence in Amy Shumer’s talk at a Glamour Magazine’s event. She first thanked the magazine for introducing her to Hillary Clinton and then told a joke: “I met Hillary and I was like I’m a huge fan if […]

Supersede: Definition and Example Sentences

In this post, you’ll learn the definition of the word ‘supersede’. Supersede /ˌsuː.pɚˈsiːd/ is a verb that means to replace something. Often it’s laws, ideas or knowledge that are outdated and not relevant anymore. Here are some example sentences: Governor Whitmer announced updates to COVID-19 emergency rules, which will supersede the prior version. Unified theory […]

Grasp: Definition, Synonyms and Usage

In this post, you’ll learn what ‘grasp’ means and how to use it in the context. Grasp definition as a verb As a verb, ‘grasp’ has two major definitions: ‘take’ or ‘understand’. Let’s talk about both in detail. 1. Grasp (v) – to take something quickly and hold firmly. For instance, ‘Rosie suddenly grasped my […]

Gloss Over: Meaning and Usage

In this post, you’ll learn the expression ‘gloss over’ and its meaning. If you gloss over something, you treat or describe it as if it were not important. Let’s say you made an embarrassing mistake and then you tried to make it seem not important and quickly continued talking about something else. In this case, […]

How to improve your English skills: 5 things that hold you back

Why can’t I improve my English? This is a question many English learners ask at different stages of their English journey. And I’m not talking about the case when we simply do nothing and expect results. I’m talking about time when you go to classes or have a tutor or read, watch, learn something but […]

Vocabulary Challenge: Fluency | Quiz

Hey guys, This Sunday we finished 8th week of the Vocabulary Challenge. The topic was Fluency. Now it’s time to see how many words we manage to remember. Go ahead and take the test! Once you finish, don’t forget to share your score. You can see all the videos and posts of our Vocabulary Challenge […]

Vocabulary Challenge: Jim Kwik’s Book | Quiz

Last Friday we finished the 7th week of our Vocabulary Challenge. The topic was Jim Kwik’s Book Limitless. It’s time to check how well we remembered words and expressions that were introduced during this week. Go ahead and take the test! Once you finish, don’t forget to share your score. You can see all the […]

Vocabulary Challenge Quiz: Words we know but don’t use

On the weekend we finished the 6th week of our Vocabulary Challenge. The topic was: “Words that we know but don’t use.” It’s time to check how well we remembered words and expressions that were introduced during this week. Go ahead and take the test! Once you finish, don’t forget to share your score. You […]

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