came
Came is the past tense of the irregular verb come. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
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heard
Here heard is the past tense of the irregular verb hear. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
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started off
began
foot in both camps
To have a foot in both camps is to be involved with two separate groups who do not normally work together.
Example: He has a business and a job at the university, so he has a foot in both camps.
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won
Here won is the past tense of the irregular verb win. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
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Prime Minister's Prize for Science
Prime Minister's Prize for Science
Prime Minister's Prize for Science
known
Known is the past participle of the irregular verb know. Follow the link below to find out more.
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'cause
The short form of because ('cause) is spelled with an apostrophe before it to indicate the missing letters and distinguish it form the word cause, which has a different meaning and pronunciation.
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too
When too means 'more than' it's spelled too and not to. Follow the link below to our language library for more information.
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