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1.
The Planet which has highest escape velocity in solar system is ________?


To go one lunar day, adjust your watch to lose two minutes and five seconds every hour.      .. More >>

dabble:
v.
1.dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid
2.play in or as if in water, as of small children
3.work with in a non-serious manner      .. More >>

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English Grammar
  • We can use even to talk about surprising extremes when people 'go too far', or do more than we expect, for example. Even usually goes in 'mid-position'.
      [auxiliary verb + even be+ even]
      She has lost half her clothes. She has even lost two pairs of shoes. (NOT . . . Even she has lost . . .)
      She is rude to everybody. She is even rude to the police.
      [ even + other verb]
      They do everything together. They even brush their teeth together. He speaks lots of languages. He even speaks Eskimo.
      Even can go in other positions when we want to emphasize a particular expression.
      Anybody can do this. Even a child can do it.
      He eats anything even raw potatoes
      I work every day, even on Sundays.
  • We use not even to say that we are surprised because something has not happened, is not there, etc.
      He can't even write his own name.
      I haven't written to anybody for months not even my parents.
      She didn't even offer me a cup of tea.
  • Also is not used to talk about surprising extremes.
      Everybody got up early. Even George (NOT Also George)
  • Even is not used as a conjunction, but we can use even before if and though.
      Even if I become a millionaire, I shall always be a socialist.
      (NOT Even I become . . .)
      Even though I didn't know anybody at the party, I had a good time.
  • Even so means 'however'.
      He seems nice. Even so, I don't really like him.
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