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Phrase: RIP

Meaning: Rest in Peace. It is written on tombstones.

Example:
John Lee RIP

Date: 22-02-2018

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Phrase: am / a.m.
pm / p.m.

Meaning: a.m.: ante meridiem (Latin), ie before noon.
p.m.: post meridiem (Latin), that is to say, after noon.

Examples:
The match will be broadcast at 9 pm (ie, in the evening)
The match will be broadcast at 9 am (that is, in the morning)

Date: 29-11-2017

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Phrase: eg / e.g.

Meaning: exempli gratia (Latin); for example, for instance:

Examples:
-Which one is the opium of the masses: religion or popular sports (eg, football and basketball)?
-I think it is money.

Continuous tenses refer to unfinished actions. Eg, She is watching TV (ie, now, this instant).

Date: 29-11-2017

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Phrase: ie / i.e.

Meaning: id est (Latin); that is (to say), to wit. Example: We only need the most basic provisions, ie(,) canned food and water.

Date: 29-11-2017

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Phrase: AD

Meaning: Anno Domini, that is, after Christ: In 64 AD

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Phrase: BC

Meaning: Before Christ: In 150 BC

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Phrase: BCE

Meaning: Before Common Era (same as BC). A non-Christian acronym

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