Little vs. Small

"Little" and "small" are some of the first words English learners learn. At first, the adjectives seem to be absolute synonyms. But the more you learn, the more you understand that there is no such thing as absolute synonyms. So, how exactly are the words similar and different? Read on to clear up any confusion...

Watch Out vs. Be Careful

There are some words and expressions we often use in times of danger to draw people's attention to something and/or warn them. This article is about such vocabulary. To be more exact, it's about the phrases "watch out", "look out", "be careful", "beware of it" and "take care" as well as words like "warn", "caution" and "alert". Read on to know how to use the vocabulary right. 

Do & Make: Usage & Collocations

"Do" and "make" are among some of the most commonly used English verbs. The problem with them is that in some languages there is one verb which can mean what "do" and "make" often mean: performing an activity or creating something. That's why it's so important to understand the similarities and differences between the meanings. It's also important to memorize certain collocations which may look slightly or totally illogical...