Other ways to use the INFINITIVE

source: Your English Web        2017年5月3日
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1. connective link + only (surprise/disappointment)
eg: I raced to the bank only to find it was closed.
I went to buy a new phone only to be told they had sold out.
She returned to the party to find Pete only to see him kissing another girl.
2. After certain nouns-ability, demand, failure, offers, plan, etc.
eg: His failure to win the contract meant he had to close his business.
Your refusal to listen to what people say is your biggest weakness.
The government's plan to invest in local communities was a total failure.
3. After too, enough, so ... as
eg: My son was too excited to sleep.
It's too early to go to bed.
He's old enough to know better.
Would you be so kind as to open the door?

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Let's Learn English Level 2 Lesson 12: Run! Bees!

source: VOA Learning English       2017年12月1日
Anna is afraid of bees. Her friend Kaveh tells her to talk with Caroline, a beekeeper and bee educator. Will Anna fight her fear and learn to love bees? See the whole lesson at https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a...
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What's it like to move to the UK?

source: Learn English with Gill (engVid)     2017年12月4日
What's it like to move to and live in London? In this video, I interview Kamila, one of my students, who moved to the UK from Poland. You will hear about Kamila's experiences of coming to the UK to live, study, and work. Kamila talks about her first impressions, the weather, the food, and the differences between her life in Poland and in London. And of course, we talk about her experience of learning English and adapting to life and work in an English-speaking country!
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TOEFL Vocabulary - ROOTS - vers / vert

source: Gerry English Expressions    2016年12月25日
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Vocabulary & Phrases to talk about 'SEX & PEOPLE' - Advanced English Lesson

source: Learn English with Let's Talk       2017年12月1日
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Well there are some people who indulge in too much of sex, there are some people who indulge in normal to moderate sex and there are some crazy people who indulge in no sex at all. We have certain words that we use to describe such people. There are different kinds of people relating to their sex appetite, so let's look at a few of these words and see how we can apply them.

Easy: This word is used mainly for females. A girl is called easy when she is ready for sex easily. So someone who is open to having sex easily, is called easy.

Tight: also called tight assed. A tight person is inhibited in sexual matters. A person who is conventional and doesn’t given in easily.

Hard to get: A person who pretends that he/she doesn’t want to get involved. They make the other person chase them.

Slut/Whore: A prostitute or a commercial sex worker
Frigid: A person who is sexually unresponsive.

Bang worthy: Someone who is attractive and hot, usually enjoys one night stand.

Man whore: is a guy who sleeps around just like a whore does.

Casanova: A Casanova is a person who is a sweet and a smooth talker. He knows how to charm women to get them in bed.

Boy toy: a person who gives a woman sexual pleasure after her break up.

Sadist: someone who enjoys inflicting pain on others, sometimes in a sexual sense

Cougar: A woman who pursues younger men
Paedophile: A person who likes to indulge in sexual activities with children.

Incest: A person who indulges in sexual relation with close family members.

Kinky: Kinky is used for anything that is unusual and not normal. So, a person with unusual sexual behaviour is called kinky.

CNN 10 | January 8 2018 with English Subtitles

source: Mathew Smith      2018年1月7日
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13 Scary Words

source: Interactive English     2017年10月24日
Here are 13 different ways to say "scary." By learning these synonyms, you'll be able to express yourself in new ways and communicate more effectively. Not to mention, these words are perfect for Halloween.
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The best Way to learn Irregular Verbs

source: Practice English with Paul    2015年11月17日
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Postcards from the States

source: Speak English with Christina    2017年7月9日
Join me in my trip to the States to meet local people, explore places to visit, and learn more about American English and culture!
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"And all through the mouse" - A Papa Teach Me Christmas Story!

source: Learn English with Papa Teach Me    2017年12月16日
In this special Papa Teach Me Christmas animation adventure, the Papa Kids must help Mrs Mouse find her lost Mr Mouse!
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GRAMMAR: How to use the zero and first conditional

source: BBC Learning English   2015年8月4日
Zero conditional: If you drop an apple, it falls to the ground. 
First conditional: If you drop that glass, it will break. 
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IELTS Listening test 29.11.2017 with ANSWERS | BEST TEST - 2017

source: Official IELTS Listening test     2017年11月28日
IELTS ACADEMIC band 9 material.
The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes, and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet.
The four parts of this practice Listening test are presented over four separate web pages. Make sure you move swiftly from one page to the next so that your practice is as realistic as possible.
Download the question paper and blank answer sheet before you start, and write your answers on the question paper while you are listening. Use a pencil.
Listen to the instructions for each section of the test carefully. Answer all of the questions.
There are 40 questions altogether. Each question carries one mark.
For each part of the test, there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.
When you have completed all four parts of the Listening test you will have ten minutes to copy your answers on to a separate answer sheet.
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Will vs Be Going To vs Present Continuous: Talk About the Future in Engl...

source: To Fluency     2017年11月30日
- Okay, I'll get my hair cut soon (I made the decision to do this while speaking).
- I'm going to get my hair cut soon (I have the intention to do this but I don't have an appointment)
- I'm getting my hair cut on Tuesday (I have an appointment)

You can use both WILL and BE GOING TO in the first conditional. Learn more about the first conditional here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msEdj...

We can use both WILL and BE GOING TO when predicting the future.
- I think it will rain soon
- I think it's going to rain soon
However, if you are basing your prediction on current evidence, use BE GOING TO.
- look at that black cloud. It's going to rain soon!

We can also use the present simple to talk about the future. This is when something is on a schedule.
- what time does the lesson start?
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Simple Past Tense

source: Learn English with EnglishClass101.com     2017年9月29日
In this English grammar lesson you will learn the past simple tense.The past simple tense has many uses. It is used in general to describe a completed action in the past, to describe a series of completed actions or to describe the duration of an action from the past.
We will give you all the grammar rules you need for regular or irregular verbs, how to ask question using the past simple tense, or even use its negative form.
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✪ Common English Phrases 2016: Top 125 Phrases that You Must Learn to Sp...

source: Helena Daily English     2016年11月17日
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125 useful English phrases for everyday use
1. as easy as pie means “very easy” (same as “a piece of cake”)
Example: He said it is a difficult problem, but I don’t agree. It seems as easy as pie to me!
2. be sick and tired of means “I hate” (also “can’t stand”)
Example: I’m sick and tired of doing nothing but work. Let’s go out tonight and have fun.
3. bend over backwards means “try very hard” (maybe too much!)
Example: He bent over backwards to please his new wife, but she never seemed satisfied.
4. bite off more than one can chew means “take responsibility for more than one can manage”
Example: John is so far behind in his studies. Besides classes, he plays sports and works at a part-time job. It seems he has bitten off more than he can chew.
5. broke means “to have no money”
Example: I have to borrow some money from my Dad. Right now, I’m broke.
6. change one’s mind means “decide to do something different from what had been decided earlier”
Example: I was planning to work late tonight, but I changed my mind. I’ll do extra work on the weekend instead.
7. Cut it out! means “stop doing something bad”
Example: That noise is really annoying. Cut it out!
8. drop someone a line means “send a letter or email to someone”
Example: It was good to meet you and I hope we can see each other again. Drop me a line when you have time.
9. figure something out means “come to understand a problem”
Example: I don’t understand how to do this problem. Take a look at it. Maybe you can figure it out.
10. fill in for someone means “do their work while they are away”
Example: While I was away from the store, my brother filled in for me.
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Idioms and Phrases with Meaning and Example: Lesson 19

source: Helena Daily English      2017年4月18日
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1. To catch a bug means: To become sick with a cold or flu.
2. To get over something means: To no longer suffer the pain or
discomfort of something. This expression can also mean, "to move on, to feel better after a difficult situation”
3. To be back on your feet means: To recover from sickness, to feel heaIthy again.
4. To feel up to speed on something means: To know or have all the necessary information about something.
5. To pass away means: To die.