MEANINGFUL WORDS IN ENGLISH by R.Gopalakrishnan, CPSU Officer (Retd.)
MEANINGFUL WORDS IN ENGLISH
Certain words in English are very often used in different meanings according to the context in which they appear. That makes the language sometimes intriguing and intricate. Here are a few of such words for you to digest:-
- There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
- They were too close to the door to close it.
- The buck (the male of some animals such as deer or rabbits) does funny things when the does (the female of such animals) are present.
- The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
- Upon seeing a tear in the painting, I shed a tear.
- The insurance is invalid for the invalid.
- I did not object to the object being there.
- I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
- How can I intimate this bad news to my most intimate friend?
- A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
- When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
- A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
- The farm was used to produce produce.
- The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
- The bandage was wound around the wound.