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Valentina Dordevic

Valentina Dordevic

Hello! My name is Valentina. Book digesting is my specialty. I transform book ideas into easy-to-follow summaries, articles, study guides, reviews, essays, analyses, slides, or e-books.

The Meaning and Use of “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished”

The Meaning and Use of “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished”

The utility of good deeds has been a trending topic for millennia. People have been expressing their opinions about it for as long as we can trace the history of human thought, worldview, and moral codes.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
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What does “Demeanor” mean?

What does “Demeanor” mean?

Demeanor refers to a person’s overall appearance, attitude, and behavior. It reflects the personal style, but it can also unveil the person’s emotional state and much more.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
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“Make due” or “Make do”—Which is the correct form?

“Make due” or “Make do”—Which is the correct form?

Make do is the standard form of the idiom that means “to manage to live without things that you would like to have or with things of a worse quality than you would like” (Cambridge Dictionary).

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
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Big-Ups: Meaning, Usage, Synonyms, and Examples

Big-Ups: Meaning, Usage, Synonyms, and Examples

To be more precise, big ups, or big-ups, is an idiom that’s considered a bit dated. Learning its origins will help you understand it and remember it more easily.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
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What does the expression “You’ve got another think coming” mean?

What does the expression “You’ve got another think coming” mean?

If someone’s got another think coming, it means they’re wrong about something.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
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Is “passerbys” a correct label for people passing by and why it’s not?

Is “passerbys” a correct label for people passing by and why it’s not?

A passerby is usually someone who goes somewhere and minds their own business but at some point passes by a place or person.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
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Impactful — Definition and synonyms

Impactful — Definition and synonyms

The suffix -ful often means “full of,” but in cases such as this one, it means “characterized by.” So, the real meaning of “impactful” is “something that has an impact.”

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
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Should you be using “I look forward to hearing from you’’?

Should you be using “I look forward to hearing from you’’?

Looking forward to hearing from you is a popular email ending, but it’s so often used, most see it as a faux pas.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
English
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Valentina Dordevic

Hello! My name is Valentina. Book digesting is my specialty. I transform book ideas into easy-to-follow summaries, articles, study guides, reviews, essays, analyses, slides, or e-books.