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General word 2: all, also, always, and, answer


1. all

– Part Of Speech: pronoun
– Meaning: Used to refer to the whole quantity or extent of a particular group or thing.
– Example:

  • She left all her money to him
  • He slept all day
  • We all have different needs
  • Though all art is a form of healing and therapy to some extent, all therapy is not art.
  • Taken as a whole, all musics of a nation may provide sufficient room for each music.
  • Pupils on foot and those arriving by car are all using the same main gate.
  • All of us are sons and daughters of Adam and this means that we are all brothers and sisters.


2. also

– Part Of Speech: adverb

– Meaning: In addition; too.

– Example:

  • a brilliant linguist, he was also interested in botany
  • dyslexia, also known as word blindness
  • She also asks them how they want to feel so she can decide which type of massage to offer.
  • We are also seeing a major increase in crime and we want to know what is going to be done.
  • It now seems the man himself could also be coming to recognise that the game may be up.
  • It has to be said that he was also the king of the double portion in the dinner hall.
  • It makes an ideal gift and is also a great present for a child as it grows so quickly.
  • The second group was also exposed to the noise but not given the option to turn it off.
  • It also means the staff do not have to put up with going home smelling like an ashtray.

3. always

– Part Of Speech: adverb
– Meaning: At all times; on all occasions.

– Example:

  • The sun always rises in the east
  • In her memory, the sun was always shining, the air warm, though it was really late fall.
  • It was a pretty close vote but it shows that quality will always rise to the top.
  • In the run up to special occasions, I always buy a large Stilton and stand it on a dish in the fridge.
  • War should in any case always be a last resort in settling an international conflict.
  • Traffic problems should not be allowed spoil what is always a truly great occasion.
  • This annual dinner for the committee and their friends is always an enjoyable occasion.
  • The sun always shines on this side of the hills but the beech trees give lots of shade.
  • We, as a nation, are always complaining of staff shortages in these establishments.

4. and

– Part Of Speech: conjunction
– Meaning: Used to connect words of the same part of speech, clauses, or sentences, that are to be taken jointly.
– Example:

  • bread and butter
  • They can read and write
  • A hundred and fifty
  • He and I had been friends for a long time.
  • That will be three thousand and eighty dollars with four cents as my tip.
  • The menu contains a lot of sausage and mash and steamed puddings.
  • She started out quietly and apologetically but her voice quickly gained firmness.
  • The shop, which sells donated books and CDs, helps owners on benefits to pay for treatment for sick pets.

5. answer

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A thing that is said, written, or done as a reaction to a question, statement, or situation.
– Example:

  • He knocked and entered without waiting for an answer
  • I hurried along the passage in answer to the doorbell’s ring
  • He disclosed that the matter had been forwarded to the Labour Courts, notifying it of the workers’ situation and answers are expected soon.
  • The ambulance came and took him away, asking questions, getting no answers in return.
  • He gave a flippant answer saying I should thank my lucky stars he had not billed me for it earlier.
  • The short answer is that this situation really has nothing to do with you.
  • Basically, there are several situations and the answer would vary in each case.
  • She skated across the rink and came back next to me waiting for an answer.
  • It’s more that I found myself asking the same questions, hearing the same answers and writing the same stories.

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