How to Pronounce 'THRASONICAL'- English Grammar

 

In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word thrasonical. This word is a synonym for boastful or bragging. It orginates from the fictional character Thraso, who is a soldier in the comedy Eunuchus, a play written by Terence over 2,000 years ago. Due to his bragging nature, Thraso was the inspiration for this word.


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There are four past tenses in English. We use them to talk about things that started and ended in the past or things that started in the past and continue to the present.↵Simple Past for actions starting and ending in the past.↵Past Continuous for actions starting in the past and continuing to the present.↵Past Perfect for actions that started and ended in the past before another action that is also in the past.↵Past Perfect Continuous for actions that were going on in the past up until another action in the past happened. ↵