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1. Who among the following has been choosen for 'Lokamanya Tilak Award-2013'?


Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was born on and died on days when Halley's Comet can be seen. During his life he predicted that he would die when it could be seen.      .. Next >>

diervilla:
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1.small genus of low deciduous shrubs: bush honeysuckles      .. More >>
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  • Types of weather:



    Adjectives and verbs:



    Itís a sunny day in Tokyo today, but itís cloudy in Hong Kong.
    Itís foggy in Sydney and itís snowing / itís snowy in Moscow.
    Itís raining in Barcelona but the sun is shining in Granada.

    Itís lovely weather today, isnít it! [NOT Itís -a- lovely weather.]
    Itís a horrible day, isnít it!
    You cannot say Itís winding / clouding / fogging / sunntag.

    Other useful weather words:

    It is very hot in Mexico - it is often 45 degrees there in summer.
    It is very cold in the Arctic - it is often minus 50 degrees there.
    It is very wet in London - carry an umbrella when you go sightseeing there.
    It is very dry in the Sahara - it doesnít often rain there.
    A hurricane is a very strong wind.
    A storm is when there is a strong wind and rain together.
    A thunderstorm is when there is thunder, lightning, rain and sometimes wind together.

    Tip: If you are able to see the weather forecast in English on television, watch it as often as you can.
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