told
Here told is the past participle of the irregular verb tell. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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when it comes to
when it is a question of something
Example: When it comes to learning English, this is a useful website.
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stood out
appeared as the best or most important thing in a group
Example: One episode of the series stood out from the rest.
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found
Here found is the past participle of the irregular verb find. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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put forward
Something that is put forward is suggested.
magic bullet
A magic bullet is a miracle cure, or something that solves a problem completely.
shown
Shown is the past participle of the irregular verb show. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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open to
To be open to something is to be willing to consider it or to be receptive to it.
Example: I'm open to any suggestions.
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made
Here made is the past participle of the irregular verb make. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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an hour
We use an instead of a before words that start with a vowel sound even if, as here, the word is spelled with an initial consonant. Follow the link below and listen to some more examples.
Example: an hour
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use
There are two ways of pronouncing the word spelled u-s-e (use). Follow the link below and listen to the difference.
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seen
Seen is the past participle of the irregular verb see. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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on your agenda
Something that is on your agenda is something you plan to do.
Example: Travelling overseas is not on my agenda at the moment.
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word of warning
The expression a word of warning is used as a way of advising caution.
Example: A word of warning - travelling in parts of Africa is not safe.
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go out
We say that we are going out when we leave home to go to things like the movies or the shops or to visit friends.
Example: Iím going out tonight.
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