Grammar

Had Better

“Had better” is normally used with infinitive without to to give advice about specific situations or make recommendations. We use the same form for present, past or future without changing the ‘had’ into ‘have’. The short form is 'd better. Ex: You’d better go to school now.        We’d better tell her all about it.… Continue reading Had Better

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Grammar

Order of Adjectives

We sometimes put more than one adjective in front of a noun. We put ‘opinion’ adjectives (what we think, not facts), e.g. amazing, boring, comfortable, before others: Look at these amazing multi-colored tropical fish. I love my comfortable old leather armchair.  We put adjectives describing type or purpose (what something is for) next to the… Continue reading Order of Adjectives

Grammar

Much, many, a lot of (lots of)

We use much, many and a lot of to talk about a large amount; we don’t know the exact amount. ·         We usually use much and many in negative sentences and questions: + UNCOUNTABLE  NOUN    We haven’t got much water. + COUNTABLE  NOUN          There aren’t many cans of cola. ·         We use a lot of… Continue reading Much, many, a lot of (lots of)