#WOTD: Miscellaneous

Hi, fellas! What’s up? How was your weekend?

Well, mine covered miscellaneous activities, from having to spend extra hours at the office to Star Wars movie marathon.

The new movie had me fired up since I saw the news that it was going to be released this year. Are you excited, too? :)

Anyway, today we are going to talk about the word ‘miscellaneous’. Do you use this word often, fellas? #WOTD

Miscellaneous (adj.), pronounced \ˌmi-sə-ˈlā-nē-əs, -nyəs\, means including many things of different kinds. #WOTD

The word is believed to be first used in the 17th century, and it came from a Latin word ‘miscellaneus’. #WOTD

Miscellaneous is synonymous with various, varied, different, assorted, mixed, sundry, diverse, disparate, etc. #WOTD

Now, let’s check some sentences that use the word ‘miscellaneous’. #WOTD

E.g.: She had miscellaneous stuffed animals strewn over her bed. #WOTD

E.g.: I had no idea of these miscellaneous expenses I need to pay: electricity bill, contribution to the community, gas, and so on. #WOTD

E.g.: This drawer contains miscellaneous items. You can find anything in it, from aspirin to nail clippers. #WOTD

Okay, that’s it for today, fellas! I hope you enjoyed our little session.

When you learned a new word, using it on a daily basis will help you get more familiar with it. Never hesitate to have experiment with it.

If you miss our session today, you can check our website www.englishtips4u.com or scroll through our timeline.

Have a good night, fellas! See ya!


Compiled by @alicesaraswati for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, 22 November, 2015.

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