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Gandak canal is a joint irrigation and power project between India and which country?

A common name for pincurls is also spitcurls because woman sometimes wet their hair with their saliva before curling it      .. More >>

foliation:
n.
1.(botany) the process of forming leaves
2.(geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock
3.(architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
4.the production of foil by cutting or beating metal into thin leaves
5.the work of coating glass with metal foil      .. More >>

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English Phrases
Relationship can describe a connection between two people (this connection may be romantic or not):
  • I've been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have a great relationship.
  • He has a terrible relationship with his father.
  • My sister and I have a good relationship.

    Both relationship and relation can describe connections between two things or ideas:
  • I'm studying the relationship between education levels and poverty.
  • There's a close relation between smoking and lung disease.

    The word relations (plural) is used with general connections in a specific category:
  • international relations
  • diplomatic relations
  • public relations
  • race relations
  • sexual relations etc.

    Although relations can mean the people who are biologically related to you, it's more common to call these people relatives.

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