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This is Matt and welcome to today’sedition of English Bites.
The word that I would liketo draw your attention to today.
And this is not a newspaper headline.
It’s the name of a book.
The word that I would like to draw yourattention to today is this one menace.
And menace is kind of like danger.
So this book could probably be titledDanger to Empire or big danger.
Big danger to Empire.
The difference between saying dangerand menace is danger is a general word.
It could be a big danger,
it could be a little danger,it could be a medium danger.
But menace, menace is a big danger.
When you use this word menace,menace is like a monster.
It’s something that could kill you.
It’s something that could destroy you.
Like, for example,
the phrase menace to society, that’sa very common phrase, menace to society.
Menace to society issomething it’s a big monster.
It’s something that could kill society.
It’s something that could destroy society.
So when you use this word menace,
you’re saying that the dangeris so big that it can kill us.