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Jan
16
2019

ELL Q&A: Contrasting Animals

Posted in ELL Q&A, Wordsmyth Blog by Olivia Smialek

Welcome to ELL Q&A, where Wordsmyth answers questions submitted by English Language Learners. Today, let’s compare and contrast animals that look similar.

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Apr
10
2013

support

pronunciation:    sə port
part of speech:    transitive verb

definition 1:         to hold up; brace.
example:              The solid oak table is supported by four sturdy legs.

definition 2:        to provide evidence for; corroborate.
example:             The testimony of the witness supported the suspect’s story.
example:             You need to support your argument with some facts.

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