Malleable: Meaning and Synonyms

In this post, you’ll learn what the word malleable means. Here’s an audio with the pronunciation of malleable /mæliəbəl/ American version UK version Listen to the word and repeat it several times until you can pronounce it easily. Malleable is an adjective. We use it when we want to describe a material or a substance […]

Harness: Meaning and Usage in a Sentence

In this post, you’ll learn the word ‘harness’ and its meaning. A harness is a piece of equipment with straps and belts, used to control or hold in place a person, an animal, or an object. We can put a harness on a horse, on a dog and even on a cat. There is a […]

Carve Out: Meaning and Usage in a Sentence

In this post, you’ll learn the phrasal verb ‘carve out’ and its meaning. ‘Carve out’ is derived from ‘carve’. When you carve, you make objects or patterns by cutting away material from wood or stone. You can carve ‘from’ or ‘out of’ something. We can say “the statue was carved out of a single piece […]

Rekindle meaning, synonyms and usage

Here is a post on the verb ‘rekindle’ and its meaning. You probably already know the word ‘kindle’. Today, it is mostly associated with kindle ebooks, at least among non-native speakers. The verb ‘kindle’ has two main meanings: Meaning Synonyms  Examples to start a fire   light, start, ignite, fire  If you kindle a fire, you […]

Fall out: Meaning and Usage in a Sentence

In this post, you’ll learn the phrasal verb ‘fall out’ and its meaning. When someone loses their teeth, we can say that their teeth fall out. Her baby teeth are starting to fall out. The same applies to hair. Her hair started falling out because she was so depressed. When it comes to relationships, ‘fall […]

Levitate: Meaning and Usage in a Sentence

In this post, you’ll learn the word ‘levitate’ and its meaning. If you levitate, you rise in the air without any physical support or force. In order to levitate, you have to be an astronaut or a magician (whatever you prefer). Astronauts levitate while in space. They levitate because there’s no gravity there. We can […]

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 […]

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