And Learn Parts of Speech
(vii) Ignorance: Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
(i) Detect: Some sounds cannot be detected by the human ear.
(ii) Distract: If the TV distracts you from your studies, turn it off.
(iii) Emphasize: We can use inverted commas or capitals to emphasize a word in a piece of writing.
(iv) Encounter: In our lives, we all encounter stress and difficulties which we must overcome.
(v) Entertain: The children sang and danced to entertain the crowd.
(vi) Eradicate: Smallpox has almost been eradicated.
(vii) Herald: A sharp wing often heralds a storm.
(viii) Migrate: The Holy Prophet (SAW) migrated from Makkah to Madinah in the year 622 A.D.
(ix) Proclaim: It was the famous speech in which he proclaimed that socialism was dead.
(x) Possess: We do not possess much, but we are rich in family.
3. Use the following verbs in your own sentences.
(i) Quiver: Aslam's voice started to quiver when he talked about his deceased mother.
(ii) Raise awareness: The campaign aims to raise awareness of the dangers of drugs.
(iii) Recruit: The company recruits 20 new staff each year.
(iv) Renounce: I have renounced my old way of life.
(v) Request: Visitors are requested to remove their shoes at the entrance to the mosque.
(vi) Reveal the secret: Do not reveal the secret to him because he is a broken reed.
(vii) Suffer: She has been suffering from cancer for two years.
(viii) Traverse: It is very difficult to traverse the rocky path at night.
(ix) Venture: Few Europeans had ventured beyond the Himalayas.
(x) Walk: A cat was walking along the top of the fence.
1. Use the following adjectives in your own sentences.
(i) Numerous: Her paintings have won awards in numerous art shows.
(ii) Pensive: Unrequited love caused her to be in a very pensive mood.
(iii) Perilous: Since the journey is perilous, be sure to bring a first-aid kit.
(iv) Queer: I had a queer feeling that something bad was about to happen.
(v) Responsible: The city council is responsible for keeping the streets clean.
(vi) Resolute: Our government is resolute in countering terrorism.
(vii) Sluggish: A heavy lunch makes me sluggish in the afternoon.
(viii) Sterling: We have to make sterling efforts to get brilliant success.
(ix) Supreme: He was awarded a medal for showing supreme bravery.
(x) Tropical: I am unused to the tropical climate.
QUESTION NO. 29
1. Use the following adverbs and pronouns in your own sentences.
(i) Dexterously: She works dexterously at knitting.
(ii) Furiously: "Get out of here!" she shouted furiously.
(iii) Gradually: The days gradually get shorter as winter approaches.
(iv) Instantly: She was knocked down by a car and killed instantly.
(v) Quietly: He slipped quietly out of the back door.
(vi) Unfortunately: We tried to get tickets, but unfortunately they were already sold out.
(vii) Which: This is the bike which I bought yesterday.
(viii) Who: This is the boy who won the prize.
(ix) Whom: This is the boy with whom I went to school.
(x) Whose: This is the boy whose brother is a doctor.
(i) Gear up: All the students were geared up for exams.
(ii) Keep up: We should keep up our morale in all circumstances.
(iii) Set up: The Holy Prophet (SAW) set up a noble conception of life.
(iv) Sum up: I summed up the teacher's lecture in three sentences.
(v) Bring down: Our government is trying to bring down the level of unemployment.
(vi) Switch on: The first thing we do soon after entering the house is to switch on the television.
(vii) Accuse of: Aslam was accused of robbery.
(viii) Afraid of: After Zeeshan was robbed, he was even afraid of his own shadow.
(ix) Aware of: People are becoming far more aware of environmental issues.
(x) Fall of: My interest in school fell off when I became sixteen.
(ii) Taste for: I have no taste for music.
(iii) Next to: I live next to a bank.
(vi) Compress into: I cannot compress any more clothing into the suitcase.
(vii) aim at: This new program aims at raising awareness about privacy issues.
(viii) Give away: Hazrat Asma (RA) gave away all the money to the poor and the needy.
(ix) Act upon: We should act upon the advice of our elders.
(x) Pass through: When two galaxies collide, they actually pass through each other.