Trail Blazers (NON-DETAILED TEXT) -- GD NAIDU
1. Give ANTONYMS of the following words:
significant X insignificant
dislike X like, liking
passion X calm, calmness
luxury X need, essential, penury
understatement X exaggeration
2. Give ANTONYMS of the following words:
Frequently = again and again, often, regularly
comprehensive = absolute, whole
comfort = amenity, quiet, plenty
purchase = acquire, buy, again
prosper = benefit, arrive, bloom, blossom
3. Give the meaning of the following phrases and use them in sentences of your own:
a. Over time=working hours in addition to those of a regular schedule.
ex: He did five hours over time this week.
b. long sought after= in great demand , need
ex: An Olympic gold medal is the long sought after prize in spots.
c. expand one's horizons = to experience and learn new things,
ex: Read more! Go our! and expand your horizons.
d. try one's hand at something = to try doing something for the first time .
ex: I might try my hand at a bit of North Indian cooking .
f. With regard to = concerning, about
ex: A change in the laws with regard to food safety.