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English e-learning with banglanews Part 188

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Part 188

Word-of-the-Day
Twin

Pronunciation
/twIn/

Twin is a Noun, Adjective and Verb

Meaning
One of two children who are born to the same mother at the same time (Noun)
Used to describe two similar things that are a pair (Adjective)
If a town in one country is twinned with a town in another country, the two towns have a special relationship. (Verb)

Usage
Chinese woman gives birth to twin girls at 60

(Source: CLD- 2nd Edition)

Today’s Reading

A Chinese woman had twin girls at the age of 60 following IVF treatment after her only child died, making her possibly the oldest person in the country to give birth. (The Straits Times)

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