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The Long “A” Pronunciation – (Like You’ve Never Heard It Before)

The pronunciation the Long A – explained like you’ve never heard before. There are actually THREE different pronunciations of The Long A! GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

“We Will Cross That Bridge When We Come To It”

“We Will Cross That Bridge When We Come To It – Metaphorical Maxim – It’s meaning, usage, and examples to explain this common expression. GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

The Short “A” Sound – (Like You’ve Never Heard It Before)

The Short “A” Sound – (/aa/ – /æ/) – Learn the PROPER pronunciation of this sound in English. In fact – learn it better than a so-called pronunciation expert.

A Bad Apple – (Metaphorical Phrasal-Noun)

A Bad Apple – Learn The Meaning, Usage, Classification, and Origin Of This Phrasal-Noun in The Common Tongue Of The English Language. GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

(one’s) Higher-Ups – (Industry Terminology

One’s Higher-Ups – The Metaphorical Phrasal-Noun.  Learn the meaning of this term, and why it is NOT recommended for use in The English Language.

A Cut Above The Rest – (Metaphorical Noun-Phrase)

A Cut Above The Rest – Learn The Meaning, Usage, Classification, and Origin Of This Phrase in The Common Tongue Of The English Language. GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

(a) “Lame Excuse”

(a) “Lame Excuse” – Definition, Origin, Usage, and examples of the slang term “Lame Excuse” – Learn this and other slang terms with GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

Ability – TOEFL Vocabulary (Vocabulary For The TOEFL)

Ability – TOEFL Vocabulary. Learn The Meaning & Usage Of The Word “Ability”, And Why It Is A Word You Should Know For The TOEFL iBT Exam In 2022 & 2023.

Brother-In-Law – (Phrasal-Noun)

Brother-In-Law – The Meaning, Classification, Explanation & Usage of this very-common Phrasal-Noun in The Common Tongue of The English Language.

“Advertising” – (Conversation Questions)

Advertisements – A list of conversation questions on the topic of “Advertisements”. Perfect for an ESL Conversation Class. GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! For Teachers.

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There Is No Such Thing As An Idiom!

There Is No Such Thing As An Idiom!Yes...  Yes I Amam not kidding about that in any way!  However -- you will have to read a little bit further to know what I am talking about.  And then -- when you do -- you will be smarter than 99% of all Traditional English...

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The Letter A (Grammar & Pronunciation Lesson)

The Letter A – Learn All about The Letter “A” in English Grammar – As Well As The Different Uses And Pronunciation Of The Letter. GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

Comma Splices Are Becoming More Common – Business Insider Article

Comma Splices – A good article about this BAD English practice. Learn about how people mistakenly use comma splices… when they shouldn’t. GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

The Word “Incredible” – An Examle Of Words That Are Eliminated From The Common Tongue

The Word “Incredible”, and why its usage is almost always completely incorrect. Learn the proper meaning and usage of the word “Incredible” in The Common Tongue Of English Vocabulary

Advertisement vs Commercial

Advertisement vs Commercial – Learn the similarities and differences between these two terms and how they are (and should be) used – GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

Much, Many, and A Lot Of

The quantifiers “Much”, “Many”, & “A Lot Of” with Countable and Un-Countable Nouns. Explanations, Examples & Video for you to learn this English Usage Topic.

Greetings In English – Alternatives To Saying “Hello”

Greetings In English – Different ways to greet people, other than using “Hello”. Learn the different expressions and how to respond – plus the BEST way.

Diarize – (The Meaning Of This Pseudo-Word And Why It Sux!!!)

Diarize – Why This is Not Really A Word – What It Is SUPPOSED To Mean – Its Origin and Incorrect Usage – And Therefore… Why it completely Sux!!!!

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

(to) ” Have The Makings Of… ” (something). Learn The meaning and usages of this common Metaphorical Verb-Phrase, which is NOT an “Idiom”.

“At The Beginning” vs “In The Beginning”

At The Beginning vs In The Beginning. A description of these English usage of these prepositional-phrases with explanations and examples.

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