“Instance” – What does it mean?

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Example sentences from the web:

  • This is an instance of misuse of power.
  • Now, take this car, for instance.
  • Is this an instance of disagreement between the Council and the Commission?

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“A fortnight” – What does it mean?

 

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Example sentences from the web:

  • She stayed with us for a fortnight.

  • Jimmy was gone on a business trip for a fortnight.

  • How much would it cost to hire a car for a fortnight?

“Landmark” – What does it mean?

 

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More example sentences from the web:

  • The building shall be declared a historic landmark.
  • Everyone wants to visit The Statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal and the Brooklyn Bridge as famous, and historic, New York City landmarks.

    Over the years, however, newer NYC landmarks have become must-see tourist destinations, such as the National September 11 Memorial, Apollo Theater,and the East Village/Lower East Side Historic District. (Source)

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Example sentences from the web:

  • We are proud of this landmark in the history of our democracy.
  • The cold war is a landmark that signals the dawning of the information age.
  • The moon landing is a landmark in space exploration.

 

 

“Truce” – What does it mean?

 

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Example sentences from the web:

TO BREAK A TRUCE => To start fighting again breaking a previous agreement of peace.

“Corny” – What does it mean?

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Example sentences from the web:

  • My sister said the card was corny, but I thought it was sweet.
  • I don’t wanna sound corny, but it’s nice, you and I having one-on-one time.
  • I mean, it sounds corny, but my job means more to me than just a career.
  • I know it sounds corny, but we made a big difference in that person’s life.

New words in English: “clipped wing generation”; “genervacation”; “adultism”

clipped wing generation noun the generation of young adults who are unable to be independent of their parents because they cannot afford independent living costs, William Wragg, aged 28, is among …

Source: New words – 9 May 2016

“To juggle” – What does it mean?

 

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Example sentences from the web:

  • Many parents find it hard to juggle children and career. (meaning 2)
  • Charles juggled five tangerines! (meaning 1)
  • Mark learnt to juggle five balls at once. (meaning 1)
  • Sarah was hired as an administrator for her ability to juggle many tasks at once. (meaning 2)