"History is past politics, and politics present history." John Robert Seeley

"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see." Winston Churchill

"What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing." Aristotle


Multiple Meanings II

Abstract Nouns

  • a grey area
  • grey matter
  • grey economy


Concrete & Abstract Verbs

  • close call = near miss
  • wake up call
  • call to arms


Concrete & Abtract Verbs

  • miss the target
  • miss someone
  • missing my pen (misplaced)


Multiple Verb & Noun

  • mould a shape – physically design a shape through a mould (noun)
  • mould a personality – develop and ‘shape’ a child’s personality
  • ‘break the mould’ – pioneer / one of a kind


  • Such as – for example
  • As such – in itself
  • ‘Such rain is not typical for this time of year’ – THIS kind of rain



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