Word of the day – 19/08/14


WORD OF THE DAY


JEOPARDIZE
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Meaning:
Put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.

Usage:
A devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial center.
He jeopardized his life every time he dived from the tower.


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


 

GET ON ONE’S NERVES

Meaning:
Irritate someone.
To annoy someone, especially by doing something again and again.

Usage:
“You’re beginning to get on my nerves.”
“Will you please stop doing that? It’s getting on my nerves.”
“His whining is getting on my nerves.”

A: “He doesn’t like his birthday present.”
B: “He’s starting to get on my nerves. It’s one thing to not like it, but it’s another to complain about it. We tried our best to get him a good present.”
A: “Yeah. It’s bothering me too.”

Commonly used Sentences:
“You’re beginning to annoy me.”
“His complaints are starting to bother me.”

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