Word Of The Day-19/9/14


WORD OF THE DAY


ETIQUETTE(Noun)
\ˈe-ti-kət, -ˌket\

Meaning:
The rules indicating the proper and polite way to behave.
The code of ethical behavior among the members of a profession: medical etiquette.

Usage:
The couple exhibited poor etiquette when they left the party without saying good-bye to the host and hostess.
Her failure to respond to the invitation was a serious breach of etiquette.
Business meetings are one arena in which poor etiquette can have negative effects.


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


A PIECE OF CAKE

Meaning:
A task that can be accomplished very easily.
An activity that requires little effort to finish; a job that’s simple; easy.

Usage:
Getting accepted into Harvard University is not going to be a piece of cake. You need to study hard all the time when you are in high school.
It’s not that difficult. Actually, it’s a piece of cake.
Our team is strong, but it won’t be a piece of cake to make it to the finals.

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