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...

Risk vs. Threat

Both risk and threat are about some unpleasant or dangerous things. But they are different. How? Do you feel it? Put the feeling into words and learn useful vocabulary to talk about risks and threats!

Say vs. Tell

“When you have something good to say, say it. When you have something ill to say, say something else.”  Christian D. Larson, an American New Thought leader and teacher

Health Proverbs, Idioms & Phrasal Verbs

The importance of good health has been promoted for centuries. That's why there are so many sayings about health in all languages. Here are just a few examples: cure by food is better than cure by medicine (Chinese proverb), a man with a cough can't conceal himself (African proverb), one day in perfect health is much (Arabic proverb). In English there are many wise health proverbs too...