Apr 21, 2018 7:51 AM
The English language is continually evolving, and about 1,000 new words come into use every year. Our blog, 11 new English words – and how to use them, looked at some of the newest words and explained how to use them in conversations. Have you ever “photobombed” someone? Or maybe you’re dying to try “glamping?” Read the blog and find out more…
As you become more familiar with English, you’ll discover more about its structure and vocabulary. We took a closer look at oxymorons. An oxymoron is where two words of opposed or contradictory meaning are used together to create emphasis. You may already be using them – completely by accident! For example, have you ever talked about a “small crowd”, described someone as a “big baby” or gossiped about an “open secret”? Read our blog, How to understand – and use – English oxymorons, to discover some popular oxymorons – and find out what they actually mean.