Jack’s parents are always nagging him to get married and _______.
Imagine you are having a conversation with your friends and they just start checking their mobile phones. Some of them even begin sending text messages as if you weren't there. How would you feel? In a social setting like this, there is no behavior more disturbing than “phubbing,” the act of snubbing someone in favor of
in case of
in search of
at the cost of( in favor of, in case of, in search of, at the cost of ) a mobile phone. However, many of us are unknowingly guilty of doing the same thing.
Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, are neither flies nor bugs. They are in fact beetles, nocturnal members of Lampyridae, a word from Greek meaning to shine. Most fireflies are winged and have the ability to fly, but in some species, female fireflies are flightless. About 2,000 firefly species are found in tropical zones as well as temperate regions. Their environment of choice is warm, humid areas. These insects love forests, fields and marshes near ponds, lakes, rivers and streams.
True or False:
Fireflies love wet and damp places.