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How can we describeHow can we describesimple things around?simple things around?By using adjectivesBy using adjectives..
We need adjective toWe need adjective todescribe anythingdescribe anything
Match the adjectives in column AMatch the adjectives in column Awith nouns in column Bwith nouns in column B
ModernModernComfortableComfortableNewNewPoshPoshbuildingbuildinglocalitylocalityseatingseatingamenitiesamenitiesHint: School BuildingHint: School Building
Our school is amazing! It has a new building.Our school is amazing! It has a new building.It’s situated in a posh locality. It has all modernIt’s situated in a posh locality. It has all modernamenities and comfortable seating for all students.amenities and comfortable seating for all students.
ExpensiveExpensiveElegantElegantDeliciousDeliciousSumptuousSumptuousfurniturefurniturerestaurantrestaurantdinnerdinnerfoodfoodYou partied at a restaurantYou partied at a restaurant
I got a hole inmy pocketLast night I threw a party to my friends.Last night I threw a party to my friends.I took them to an expensive restaurant. TheI took them to an expensive restaurant. Thefurniture was elegant. We enjoyed the deliciousfurniture was elegant. We enjoyed the deliciousfood and we all had a sumptuous dinner therefood and we all had a sumptuous dinner there..
Order in the societyOrder in the societyCommunalCommunalPoliticalPoliticalRitualRitualReligiousReligiousviolenceviolencepracticepracticetolerancetoleranceAllegianceAllegiance
Look, people believe in ritual practices but they haveno religious tolerance. It leads to Communal violencein our society. I want to float a party in allegiance withthe major opposition parties in the state.Have you swallowedEnglish newspaper?
TechnicalTechnicalFishingFishingColdColdwarmwarmtreatmenttreatmentwelcomewelcomestorystoryglitchglitchAt a functionAt a function
There is a technical glitch in the elevatorWe are requested to use steps.It looks like a fishing story.It is certainly a cold treatment to guests.Party in the 7thfloor?!What a warmwelcome!!
He has a slippery tongue and he talked solooselyHe is a cool cucumber.Use these medicines.
complaisantcomplaisantprofessionalprofessionalAffableAffabletenacioustenaciousattitudeattitudelooklookmannersmannersnaturenatureCandidates attending an interviewCandidates attending an interview
I have tenaciousnature and aprofessional lookI will certainly getselected.I have complaisantattitude and affablemanners. I will certainlyget selected.
The publishing houseThe publishing houseEffectiveEffectiveEfficientEfficientEfficaciousEfficaciousEminentEminentscholarsscholarsStaffStaffwriterswritersmachinesmachines
Our publishing house has efficaciousmachines and efficient staff. We arelooking for eminent scholars andeffective writers to increase the ourbrand image.PublishingHouse
The new industryThe new industryGrowingGrowingIncreasingIncreasingModernModernlatestlatestmethodsmethodsneedsneedspopulationpopulationtechniquestechniques
You have to meet thegrowing needs ofincreasing populationYes, I know I have to use modern methodsand latest techniques to increase the productionbut I am wanting in capital lady!
It is a political partyIt is a political partyDissidentDissidentCollectiveCollectiveDictatorialDictatorialInternalInternalgroupgroupconsensusconsensusdemocracydemocracyattitudeattitude
He blames that I have dictatorial attitudewhich deprives the party of internal demo-cracy. Look he is leader of that dissidentgroup. He is sawing off his own branch.He doesn’t believe inCollectiveconsensus.What a shame he’s aleader!
Secretary, take my points for the lecture.An educated man should have civic sense,he should have social consciousness, culturalsensitivity and above all moral responsibilityI wish he knew themeaning of all thesewords.
Population explosionis solely responsiblefor unemployment.Yes, how can we provideJobs for the ever growingpopulation?The other problem is…how to cater to their needsand provide good services?Rapid industrializationis the only remedy.what aboutthe urbanproblems?That’s a good point
Mass migration, rural povertyand juvenile delinquency arethe problems we can figureout in urban areasOk, We shall discussremedies for theseproblems
Change is the need of the hourChange is the need of the hourScientificScientificSuperstitiousSuperstitiousReligiousReligiousRationalRationalAnalyticalAnalyticalthinkingthinkingfanaticismfanaticismbeliefsbeliefstemperamenttemperamentmindmind
People should haveScientific temperamentRational thinkinganalytical mindThe prosperityof a nationdepends onits peopleSuperstitious beliefsand religious fanaticismstonewall the progress.
War can be avertedWar can be avertedAmicableAmicableTragicTragicbilateralbilateralwisewisechoicechoicetalkstalksendendsolutionsolution
The UNO urged the warring nationsto find an amicable solution for thecross boarder infiltration throughbilateral talks.War brings a tragic end toambitions. War is not a wiseChoice.How can I trustyour words?
Gold .. Go for the gold.Gold .. Go for the gold.GoldenGoldenGoldenGoldenGoldGoldGoldenGoldenhand cuffshand cuffsruleruleminemineoldieoldie
Don’t forget the Goldenrule. Change your bossIf he doesn’t let you grow.Don’t hesitate to go toB’lore. It’s a Gold mine.When he got a promotionwhich is golden hand cuffshow can he leave?
Can we under.. stand?Can we under.. stand?Under-coverUnder-coverUnder-mineUnder-mineUnder-currentUnder-currentUnder-classUnder-classUnder-lyingUnder-lyingsecretsecretweakenweakenNegative feelingsNegative feelingsNo status, poorNo status, poorimportantimportant
The street rowdy is a police officer under-cover.He looks like a wastrel and an underclass. We arecommissioned to undermine his efforts to diffuseour counterfeit racket. that is the underlying spiritof our operation.
It is a marketIt is a marketAttractiveAttractiveIrresistibleIrresistibleSelectiveSelectivepersuasivepersuasivetraderstradersprices/offersprices/offerspackagingpackagingcustomerscustomers
The customers are very selective.But the traders are very persuasive.They entice customers with irresistibleoffers and attractive packaging.
Corporate life style..Corporate life style..HecticHecticLongLongPoignantPoignantcreditablecreditableachievementachievementdaydayschedulescheduleconditionsconditions
I’ve been working hard ever since I joined this MNC.I usually have a hectic schedule with long andtiring days. Today I have a creditable achievement.I have been selected for the US project.Early when I joined this company I thought thatcorporate life style was rather poignant.But today my feelings are different.Good news!
A cricket matchA cricket matchMind-bogglingMind-bogglingSpectacularSpectacularHeartrendingHeartrendingMind-blowingMind-blowingCheeringCheeringshotsshotsperformanceperformancerainrainstadiumstadiumcrowdscrowds