28 / 10 / 2004
NEWS: meaning and examples
Today's word is
: information about something that has happened recently. News
can be personal or general. It is an uncountable noun and is often used with the article the
: the news, some news, any news
Have you heard the news
? Harry and Sally are getting married!
I can't watch the news
. It always depresses me.
Some other related expressions to news are
: an important piece of news
that interrupts a regular television or radio broadcast; it's usually only a few minutes long.
Last night they interrupted all of the television programming with a newsflash
about a hurricane warning.
: a place in the street where you can buy newspapers and magazines.
I've noticed that there are many more newsstands
in Spain than in Canada.
If you want to practice more English, perhaps there are English newspapers
on sale at your local newsstand
If you have any questions about this word, please contact me
Have an excellent day!