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The Clouds that Danced like Jumping Cats A Short Storyby Random Writer Nadine McCallister looked at the solid torch in her hands and felt puzzled.…

It has to sound right

During and following World War I, women became accustomed to a breezier style of dress after stepping in for absent men who were shipped to…

Can’t forget the prepositions!

Can’t forget the prepositions! We’ve seen verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and nouns. We can’t forget the prepositions. There are lots of different types of prepositions and…

Point of view

In longer speeches, it’s also a good idea to listen to the speech and understand the speaker’s point of view. An opinion can be expressed…

The reason is …

It’s common to see questions in the TOEIC that ask for a reason. You can also hear people giving reasons in the conversations, so it…

Question words

Question words In Part 2 of the TOEIC test, it is useful to know the meaning of different question words. These words can help you…

Who, what, where.

Who, What, Where Something else to think about when you look at the pictures in part 1 of the listening is WHO is in the…

If you look closely …

When you come across a sentence with if in it in the TOEIC exam, take your time to double-check the sentence. There are lots of…

Making everything match

Making everything match The pride of lions is roaming across the savannah.  I think I’ve got this! I know what the nouns and the prepositions…

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flapjack

Word Formnoun
DefinitionA flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle.
Synonymsflannel-cake, battercake, flapcake, hotcake, pancake, griddlecake
UsageHis flapjacks were so thin and light that they could have passed for crêpes.

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