Words & Phrases
a state of instability or uneasiness
Unfortunately, there continues to be political unrest in many countries of the world.
not following the rules
Sometimes she behaves in an unruly manner in her class.
having an advantage due to someone’s knowledge and experience
My grandfather always has the upper hand when it comes to giving advice to younger people.
the common language that is learned as a child and used every day
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things/people that are against other things/people
There’s a big baseball game comin’ up – the Dodgers vs. the Angels. I hope I can get tickets.
carefully examining someone or something
The workers were not properly vetted during the investigation.
I do the majority of my research via the Internet.
What is your viewpoint on how often public transportation vehicles should be inspected for safety purposes?
honoring a memory of someone who has passed away
There was a candlelight vigil for the young girl who died in the accident.
adding one's comments to a conversation because s/he believes it to be important
I think the prices of gas are out of control. Does anyone care to weigh in?