Category: English Lexis

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“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!!!

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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!!!

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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!!!

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“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!!!

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“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)

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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

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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?

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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.

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“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”.

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“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.

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