obliterate (verb) -to remove or wipe out
“The dictator’s army is going to obliterate the rebel’s small village in less than five minutes”…
fabric fabric = cloth
Most washing machines have a special cycle for synthetic fabrics.
N.B. fabric DOES NOT MEAN factory*
There’s a large ceramics fabric just outside of our town
There’s a large ceramics factory just outside of our town.
December 4th 1951: Born on this day, Gary Rossington, guitar, Lynyrd Skynyrd, (1974 US No. 8 single ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, 1982 UK No.21 single ‘Freebird’).
If I leave here tomorrow
Would you still remember me?
I must be traveling on now
There’s just too many places I’ve got to see….
Can you find the mistake in this verse?!
Friday’s Phrasal Verbs
start out – begin your life, or the part of your life when you work
Jackson started out working in a greengrocers and now he owns a chain of supermarkets.
start up – create and start to run a business or organisation
Why don’t we start up a choir at work? I’m sure enough of us would be interested.
stay out – not go home at night, or go home very late
I’m staying out tonight, so don’t wait up for me.
stay up – go to bed later than usual
We stayed up last night to watch the end of the football match.
Eating turkey and pumpkin pie is, of course, traditional on Thanksgiving, but so is watching NFL football and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade on TV. Macy’s is one of New York’s largest and most famous department stores, and the parade originally marked the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. The first parade, in 1924, featured animals from Central Park Zoo. Today, some three million people attend and another 44 million watch it on TV. In addition to its famous giant balloons and floats, the parade features live music and performances from cast members of hit Broadway shows.