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    Hi,

    I am working in USA. Some times I don't understand some words which my peers use initially I thought its because my english is not good. But later I realise that its not the problem with my english its problem with the words they use..I don't know the meaning of most of them.

    Example :

    If I did my interview well. I say in normal english " I answered all the questions in interview? I know I will be selected"

    The same thing others says " I aced in interview. I know I will be selected"

    The word "aced" will tell every thing.

    Please let me know the site which gives meanings to these of words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raylearnenglish View Post
    If I did my interview well. I say in normal english " I answered all the questions in interview? I know I will be selected"

    The same thing others says " I aced in interview. I know I will be selected"

    The word "aced" will tell every thing.

    Please let me know the site which gives meanings to these of words.
    *Not a teacher

    Ace (verb) = do very well in an examination

    Ace (noun) = a skilled person

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    Quote Originally Posted by raylearnenglish View Post
    Hi,

    I am working in USA. Some times I don't understand some words which my peers use initially I thought its because my english is not good. But later I realise that its not the problem with my english its problem with the words they use..I don't know the meaning of most of them.

    Example :

    If I did my interview well. I say in normal english " I answered all the questions in interview? I know I will be selected"

    The same thing others says " I aced in interview. I know I will be selected"

    The word "aced" will tell every thing.

    Please let me know the site which gives meanings to these of words.
    This might help:

    *** The American-British Dictionary || British-American Dictionary *** at TravelFurther.net

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