Today’s Word: stump

July 20, 2018 =========

☆  stump  悩ます


If something stumps you, then you cannot of think of a solution or an answer to it. Have you heard of this word before? It’s usually used in casual conversation. Here are some examples, if you are studying English you could say:

I’ve read it and reread the paragraph, but the meaning of this word has me stumped.
My English teacher stumped me with an unexpected question!

And just generally, you can use it like this:

This new software update has me completely stumped! I just can’t work it out.
My kids showed me their new iPad game, apparently, it’s easy, but I’m stumped by it!!

Can you use stump in a sentence?