“Maybe” is an adverb that means “perhaps.” (Use “maybe” if you can replace it with “perhaps.”). “May be” is a verb phrase that expresses possibility. We use it to talk about something that has a chance of happening.
Sneak (snik) v. sneak n., adj. v.i. 1. to go in a stealthy or furtive manner; slink; skulk. 2. to act in a furtive or underhand way. v.t. 3. to move, put, pass, etc., in a stealthy or furtive manner: He sneaked the gun into his pocket. 4. to do, take, or have hurriedly or surreptitiously:… Read More
The Oxford English Dictionary takes into consideration adding new words every year. It’s safe to say that looking at the new words can give you a good gauge of what’s trending in our society. This year is no different. Check out the new words added for 2016 below.
1. Although it doesn’t look or sound right, “stupider” is the standard comparative form of “stupid”: 2. “Dumb” does mean “unable to speak,” but it also is a near-perfect synonym of “stupid.” (However, “stupid” does not share the definition of being unable to speak; its primary meaning is “unintelligent.”) Keep in mind that “dumb” and… Read More