What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1used for saying that a situation continues to exist up to and including a particular time, especially when this seems surprising
We were still cleaning the house when the guests started to arrive.
Her hair was still damp from her walk in the rain.
The car's doors were locked, but the motor was still running.
Is Terry still in college?
- 3used for emphasizing that although something is big, good, bad etc, something else is even bigger, better, worse etcstill bigger/better/worse/more interesting etc:
The freezing cold weather made our task still more difficult.
It would be nice to see Audrey again, and it would be still nicer if she could bring the children.worse/better/larger etc still:
Greg's medical expenses are a massive drain and, worse still, he may lose his job.