What are antonyms is English?
Antonyms are verbs of adjectives allowing us to express the opposites in any language.
Here are the top three reasons why it is useful to know your antonyms in English:
You communicate better
Yes, knowing more vocabulary helps you to communicate more easily. With better vocabulary your conversations are improved and you feel more confident. A win-win 🙂
Your written English gets better
Yes, your emails, reports, and everything you write is improved when you know your antonyms.
You understand more
Yes, your global comprehension is improved. You understand the series you watch on Netflix, the movies your friends insist on watching together, songs in English and every conversation you may hear, all that just because you know the antonyms.
Learn some more today!
In this article you’ll learn three pairs of antonyms: win & lose (verbs), teach & learn (verbs), and give & receive (verbs)
Note: the verb win in English only refers to winning a race, a bet or a lottery. When we talk about your salary the correct verb to use is “earn” as in “John earns €30K a year.”
Remember that a teacher teaches and students learn. This is why we sometimes call students “learners.”