earth noun (PLANET)
- It was Ptolemy who propounded the theory that the earth was at the centre of the universe.
- The satellite slowly rotates as it circles the earth.
- As every schoolboy knows, the earth revolves around the sun.
- Meteorites often burn up in the atmosphere before they reach the Earth.
- Theories abound about how the earth began.
earth noun (GROUND)
earth noun (WIRE)
earth noun (HOLE)
Emphatic questions with whatever and what on earthWe can ask emphatic questions using whatever or what on earth to express shock or surprise. We stress ever and earth: …
Emphatic questions with wherever and where on earthWe can ask emphatic questions using wherever or where on earth to express shock or surprise. We stress ever and earth: …