Vocabulary

Pratice English Vocabulary with explanations and exercises. I explain with pictures lots of new vocabulary to improve your English.

consult

Consult with/to/on/about? What is the correct preposition with the verb consult?

“To consult” can use no preposition or the preposition “with”. The prepositions on and about are also common in spoken English.  Consult + no preposition We don’t need a preposition when the meaning of “consult” is similar to “check” or “refer”. We are looking for information from a book or store of information like a …

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Someone vs anyone

Someone vs Anyone – What’s the difference?

Someone and Anyone have slightly different meanings and usage. Someone means an unspecified person with certain characteristics and Anyone means an unspecified person without any characteristics. Learn more about some and any here. Positive, Negative,Question sentences Someone is usually used in positive and question sentences Anyone is usually used in negative and question sentences     …

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Anyone else? Someone else? Everyone else? What is the meaning of these phrases?

The key to understanding these three phrases is “else”. Else means something or someone besides or in addition to the first option.  Anyone else meaning We use “anyone else” when we need one or more people/things in addition to or instead of the first option.  Teacher: Who knows what the capital of Brazil is? John: …

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