Word Of The Day – 24/9/14


WORD OF THE DAY


TRUCE(Noun)
\ˈtrüs\

Meaning:
An agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting, arguing, etc., for a certain period of time.
Temporary cessation of something unpleasant.

Usage:
There’s been an uneasy truce between her and her parents for the past several months.
The fighting has given way to an uneasy truce between the two sides.
The US Vice-President, Mr Dick Cheney, has offered Mr Arafat a meeting with him if a truce held.

Pronunciation: http://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/truce


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


UP IN THE AIR

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Meaning:
Undecided about someone or something.
Uncertain about someone or something.

Usage:
Let’s leave this question up in the air until next week.
We have no idea which school she’ll be attending in September – everything is still up in the air.
I don’t know what Sally plans to do. Things were sort of up in the air the last time we talked.

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