Category: English Lexis


“Today’s Tid-Bit” – (to) Ask For It

The Phrase “To Ask For It” – Description with examples of this common idiomatic verb phrase. Learn a whole mess of idioms with GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


Aphorism: “Act In Haste, Repent At Leisure”

The Aphorism: “Act In Haste, Repent At Leisure” – It’s meaning, usage, and examples to demonstrate this aphorism. Learn aphorisms on GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


10 Common Adjectives In American And British English

A quick video lesson about 10 very common adjectives in The Common Tongue of The English Language – GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


“Today’s Tid-Bit” – Advertisement vs Commercial (“This” vs “That”)

“Today’s Tid-Bit” – “Advertisement” vs “Commercial” – Learn the similarities & differences between these terms and how they are used – GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


“Today’s Tid-Bit” – (to be) Beat Up (Adjectival Phrase)

“Today’s Tid-Bit” – The adjectival phrase (to be) “Beat Up”. This phrase is used as a way of describing someone or something’s condition (and it’s not good)


FREAK!!! – Fun With English (Slang)

The Slang Term “Freak” – It’s various meanings and uses in English with examples and explanations and a great video by my favorite YouTube Teacher


Ad vs Advert vs Advertisement

The Words “Ad” vs “Advert” vs “Advertisement” – The difference between each word – Where they came from – and Which one to use?


To ” Have The Makings Of Something ” – Idiomatic Adjectival Verb-Phrase

Learn The Meaning and Usage Of the Phrase, “To Have The Makings Of…” – The meaning and usage of this Idiomatic Adjectival Verb-Phrase.


“Try And…” vs “Try To…”

Learn the Difference in meaning between the phrases “try and…” and “try to…” and why one of them is definitely “wrong”.


“At The Beginning” vs “In The Beginning” – (Prepositional Phrases)

Learn the difference in meaning and usage of the two phrases “At the Beginning” and “In the Beginning” – with examples and explanations.