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  1. Helpful tips on tricky words

    Posted Jan 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'propose' and 'proposition'? Propose (v)- put forward You propose a plan or idea for people to think about. Proposition (n)- an idea It is something which is put forward for discussion. I have visited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/531518
  2. Helpful tips on tricky words

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'provide' and 'provided'? Ms Gu said the country had taken measures to tackle the problem, including outlawing ultrasound testing of the gender of unborn babies. Laws had also been revised to provide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530192
  3. Helpful tips on tricky words

    Posted Dec 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'intend' and 'intent'? Intend (v)- to mean or propose If you intend to do something, you plan to do it. Intent (n)- an intention When you have an intent, you have the intention to do something. Intent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/529266
  4. Helpful tips on tricky words

    Posted Dec 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'analyse' and 'analysis'? But then the job isn't done- not quite yet, a fact which you wouldn't have gathered from Hussain's post-match declaration in the Manchester dusk. He said:  ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/528254
  5. Helpful tips on tricky words

    Posted Nov 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'information' and 'informative'? In general, a TCM practitioner makes a diagnosis based on sensory perceptions. Pathological changes in the body are reflected externally as emotions, the state of the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/527203
  6. Helpful tips on tricky words

    Posted Nov 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'paradigm' and 'diagram'? Paradigm (n)- a model or an example A paradigm is a model which shows how something works, or a clear and typical example of something, Diagram (n)- a drawing A diagram is a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/526226
  7. Tackling Old Trafford tricky for newsmen

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Donal Scully

    ... Donal Scully While not quite the only game in town, Manchester United are an elephant in the living room as far as the Manchester Evening News is concerned. They're too big to ignore and too big to offend- up to a point anyway. How to handle the Unit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/525511
  8. Helpful hints about tricky words

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'acquire' and 'require'? Acquire (v)- to obtain If you acquire something, you buy it. When you acquire a skill, you learn it. Require (v)- to want If you require something, you need it. If something i ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/525207
  9. Helpful tips on tricky words

    Posted Nov 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'endeavour' and 'endear'? Endeavour (v) - to try very hard If you endeavour to do something, you are doing your best. Endeavour (n) - an attempt or effort An endeavour is an attempt to do something ne ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/524220
  10. Punters to play it safe at tricky track

    Posted Oct 26th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The prevailing rules for finding winners on wide rail placements at Happy Valley seem to have sent all punters in the same direction in the third event on tonight's programme. As a consequence of having drawn barrier one, and with his mai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/522123

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