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Ways to avoid using the word 'very'. Synonyms for very. - learn English,communication,english

<b>Synonyms for very:</b> absolutely, acutely, amply, astonishingly, awfully, certainly, considerably, dearly, decidedly, deeply, eminently, emphatically, …

Language Learning

Shades Of Emotion – Creating Characters

The best writing comes from choosing precise words that say exactly what you mean. When you want to describe your character’s emotional state, there …

Creative Writing

Synonyms for the 96 most commonly used words in English

<b>Amazing</b> <b>—</b> incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary<p><b>Anger</b> <b>—</b> enrage, infuriate, …

Cheat Sheets For Writing Body Language

We are always told to use body language in our writing. Sometimes, it’s easier said than written. I created these cheat sheets to help you show a …

Language Learning

What my dog Buddy gave me – I didn’t realize until too late

<i>The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide</i>.<p>In the week between Christmas and New Year, you can find yourself with nothing much to do. That's how it was for us when our skiing holiday was cut short after my husband hurt …

Small luxuries generate big money

Last month, Kim Hye-eun, a 38-year-old office worker, visited a dermatologist to receive some skin care treatments. After all, she thought, “it’s …

Tripping in South Korea: Raw fish, hot sauce and hard liquor

<i>Tripping columns offer readers a chance to share their adventures – those times when, far from what's familiar, you must improvise in the midst of a wild travel moment. They are the stories you can't wait to tell when you get home.</i><p>I celebrated my last birthday in South Korea. Unfortunately, the …

Icebreaker

The winter of 2006 was snowless until it unleashed one of the biggest snowstorms in the city’s history. It snowed all day and night. I woke the following morning in my apartment on Eleventh Street and traipsed to the café on the corner to have coffee and look at the snow. A man was shovelling just …

Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness

BLACKPOOL, England — The woman on the other end of the phone spoke lightheartedly of spring and of her 81st birthday the previous week.<p>“Who did you celebrate with, Beryl?” asked Alison, whose job was to offer a kind ear.<p>“No one, I…”<p>And with that, Beryl’s cheer turned to despair.<p>Her voice began to …

Psychology

Our Restaurant Critic Goes National. First Stop: California.

<i>Editors’ Note: The Times has published starred reviews of restaurants in the New York metropolitan area since 1963. Starting today, we will occasionally offer such reviews of restaurants in other cities as well, applying the same standards that govern our reviews in New York: a minimum of three</i> …

Dining Rooms