Ways to use both coperta

Both can be used in many ways:

  • to refer to two things or people together:

Both these books were sold. (The two books were sold.)

Are both your parents ill? (Are your mother and father ill?)

  • with nouns

Both or both of + determiner + noun

Determiner: a/an, the, my, his, her...

I know both his parents. They are good people. (or … both of his parents.)

THE VERB PAY and some phrasal verbs with pay


We pay when we give money in exchange for something we buy, goods or services.


  • I’ll be paid at the end of the month.
  • How much did you pay for this beautiful suit?
  • I pay my taxes every year.


  • present simple: pay, pays

Linking Words coperta

Here is a list of the most common connectives and linking words:

  • although

Although it was a beautiful place, the tourist didn’t like it.

  • as a result

The temperature is higher in the summer as a result of global warming.

  • as long as

You can borrow my car as long as you take good care of it.

  • as well as

above or over IMAGINE prezentare

Above and over can be used as adverbs or prepositions.

Both of them express ‘higher than’, but there are some differences:

  • as preposition, we use above when something is at a higher position, but it doesn’t touch a person or an object, there is no contact between them.

Example: I see a plane above the city.

  • as preposition, over has a similar meaning, but expresses that a higher object covers or even touches a lower object, so there is a contact between them.

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