Word Of The Day-2/9/14


WORD OF THE DAY


HOAX(Noun)

Meaning:
An act that is meant to trick or deceive people.
Something that has been established or accepted by fraudulent means.

Usage:
The bomb threat is probably a hoax, but we should still evacuate the building.
She was the victim of a cruel hoax.
But no accident was discovered and police are treating the incident as a malicious hoax call.


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


ON CLOUD NINE

Meaning:
To be extremely happy and excited.

Usage:
When I got my promotion, I was on cloud nine.
I’ve been on cloud nine ever since I got my dream job.
He was on cloud nine after winning the marathon.

A: “Was Helen pleased about getting that job?”
B: “Pleased? She was on cloud nine!

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