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On this breezy October morn, I walk
in the swift shadows of cloud-cursing rooks,
watching the world wake on the horizon.
Leo Yankevich
All houses wherein men have lived and died
Are haunted houses. Through the open doors
The harmless phantoms on their errands glide,
With feet that make no sound upon the floors.

We meet them at the doorway, on the stair,
Along the passages they come and go,
Impalpable impressions on the air,
A sense of something moving to and fro.
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A question ....

QandeelrashiqueQandeelrashique Posts: 53 ✭✭
Hello everybody. I am confused with these words: practice/practise.

Can anybody clarify it to me with some examples?


Best Answers


  • QandeelrashiqueQandeelrashique Posts: 53 ✭✭
    Thank You @Dora for quick reply. :)
  • DoraDora Posts: 3,211 ✭✭✭✭

    how long does it take to get the second star ? @Dora

    thank you in advance !

    @Mohammad_151193 - Now you've experienced it. So, I want to know this fact now. :)
  • dawooddawood Posts: 39 ✭✭
    how long does it take to get part with Skype group
  • rahil11rahil11 Posts: 773 ✭✭✭
    Thanks @dora I never knew they were different words
  • DoraDora Posts: 3,211 ✭✭✭✭
    Really @rahil11? No kidding!
  • rahil11rahil11 Posts: 773 ✭✭✭
    edited June 2015
    There are still lot more left. I'm not proficient in English, I may be among the worst English learners all over the globe I accept :)
  • DoraDora Posts: 3,211 ✭✭✭✭
    Never give up @rahil11. The beginning is always the hardest! :)
  • rahil11rahil11 Posts: 773 ✭✭✭
    Yes it is!
  • chulcoopchulcoop Posts: 21 ✭✭
    To confuse you guys even more a doctor's surgery can be referred to as a "practice"

    do a google search for "medical practice"
  • madhugmadhug Posts: 526 ✭✭✭
    > @chulcoop: English is confusing language we need to practise. :)
  • DoraDora Posts: 3,211 ✭✭✭✭
    Not that difficult or confusing @madhug!
  • DoraDora Posts: 3,211 ✭✭✭✭
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,199 mod
    Oh guys, do you want to know what is confussing?
    Listening to @Lynne's explanation about the difference between:
    - to flicker
    - to sparkle
    - to shimmer
    - to glitter
    - to twinkle

    To be honest, I'm still, and even more, confused.

  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,502 mod
    Stars don't flicker or shimmer @april, but they can twinkle!
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,199 mod
    Can they glitter or shine, @mheredge ?
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,502 mod
    You can say that stars are shining. They can also glitter @april.
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