Writing Challenge: The Same Word in different Parts of Speech

"Bill was still(1) sitting still(2) on the bench at the terrace enjoying the still(3) of the night and thinking about how to still(4) his wife's anger. At the same time, his wife was grumbling about anything while changing TV channel every 5 seconds. A few minutes later, he went inside, held her hands, and said "I love you, darling". The fury of his wife finally stilled(5). Still(6), she didn't want to talk to Bill".

Mini dictionary

Still (adverb): up to and including the present or the time mentioned (1); nevertheless (6).

Still (adjective): not moving or making a sound (2).

Still (noun): deep silence and calm (3); stillness.

Still (verb: without  or with object): make or become still (5); quieten (4)

mini dictionary from en.oxforddictionaries.com

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Good morning, MyEC Members! :))

What do you think about the story above? Did you get the different meaning of the words in bold? YES. This is a new challenge for you. :) The same word can be used as different parts of speech. What is 'parts of speech'?? EnglishClub has provided the material for you. Generally, we know or use a word in one or two parts of speech. Let's try this way to learn the words deeper.

I would offer you some words here. You need to look up dictionary to know more, though. Anyway, you can choose another word.


How to participate?

1) Make a SHORT STORY using a word that has multiple meanings OR can be used as a different part of speech.

2) Post A BLOG with this title (same title, you can add your 'word') and every word you use must be written in bold so that others can learn from it.

3) Make mini dictionary OR give the link of the meaning of the word you use. 

4) See the example above!

I'm sorry to challenge you with grammar again. ^^ To reach higher, we should boost our English skill with grammar, shouldn't we? ))) I would try to correct your blog if you wish. Of course you may ask fluent teachers for help. So, add 'correction' in the tag, I would suggest. Last, please please tell me if you still find any mistakes on mine.

Here are other examples for your reference.

Thank you so much for reading. Please include other words here if you know. I'm looking forward to your participation. ^_^

"Have a great day!"

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Comment by ScottLee on January 7, 2019 at 7:19

Nice Post
My name is Scott Lee and thanks for sharing this information.
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Comment by Onee-chan on December 23, 2018 at 4:12

Hi Zivi!

Yes, I 'got' it. :D You know that I'm weak at Phrasal verb. ^^

Many thanks for your comment. Have a good day! ^_^

Comment by Onee-chan on December 23, 2018 at 3:55

Hi Salma! I'm glad to see you again. ^^ Everything is well here.

Many thanks for your appreciation. Have a good day! ^_^

Comment by Onee-chan on December 23, 2018 at 3:48

Hi Fizzy,,, 

How are you? ^^ How is it? Any idea? :)))) :D

Thank you for your comment. Have a good day! ^_^

Comment by Zivi on December 22, 2018 at 10:05

Hi Onee.

I´d love to write a blog about an english word I´ll never "get along with" and I can´t "get out" of mind. I think even experts of the english should celebrate a "get-together" and "get rough" ponderring on the word that "gets me into" struggle. Not only that this word "gets" different meanings "getting" used in different contexts, but also even same adjectives and prepositions may "get" several varying meanings. Can you "get" which english word I mean?

Comment by Salma Ibrahim on December 19, 2018 at 18:32

Hi Onee! How are you doing? It's been a while:)

I can see you're STILL as creative as ever!

I love your blog. Keep up the good work!

Comment by Fizzy on December 18, 2018 at 13:57

This is a hard one..  mMmm *thinking

i dont think i can come out with an idea.. 

let me think again.....

.... (^_^)>

Comment by Onee-chan on December 16, 2018 at 22:58

Hi SNR,,

Many thanks for your great appreciation. C'mon, dear! :) I have edited explanation and given a link to review on Parts of Speech. It's not as difficult as you think, I would suggest. There is a link for other examples as well. I hope you will try. :)

Absolutely, I hope so. Thank you once again for your comment. Have a good day! ^_^

Comment by SNR on December 16, 2018 at 7:10

Hey Onee,

It's an amazing blog. I hope members will be benefited from your challenge. My grammar isn't good enough so for some time I would be just a spectetor. :) Will be interesting to watch others participating in your challenge. 

Thanks for sharing it with us :)

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