Category: English grammar

Green Thumb | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “green thumb” refers to the ability to grow plants well, for example: Whenever I buy a plant, it

Yellow-Bellied | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “yellow-bellied” refers to a coward or cowardly behavior, for example: My brother called me yellow-bellied when I didn’t

White Elephant | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “white elephant” refers to an expensive item that is costly to maintain, for example: Shortly after Tanya inherited

Sweet Tooth | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “sweet tooth” refers to having a strong liking for sweet foods, for example: It’s difficult for me to

Silver Screen | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “silver screen” refers to the movie industry. This term originates from the 1910s when movie screens were coated

Pink Slip | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “pink slip” refers to a notice of dismissal from employment. The term originates from the United Booking Office

Old Hand | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “old hand” refers to someone with a lot of experience in doing something, for example: If you have

Long Arm Of The Law | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “long arm of the law” refers to the police or authorities, for example: The long arm of the

Itchy Feet | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “itchy feet” refers to the need to leave or a feeling of a need to travel, for example:

Golden Opportunity | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “golden opportunity” refers to a chance that is likely to be rewarding and successful, for example: The low

Elbow Room | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “elbow room” refers to having enough room to move in or having the ability to act freely, for

Cold Shoulder | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “cold shoulder” means treating someone with coldness or ignoring someone. Our example is as follows: Anna is giving

Blue Collar | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “blue collar” refers to manual labor or industrial work. The term comes from the usually blue overalls manual

All Ears | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “all ears” means that someone is very keen to hear what you have to say and you have

Everyday vs Every Day | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “everyday” and “every day”. Because of their many similarities, these two

Look vs See vs Watch | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “look”, “see” and “watch”. Because of their many similarities, these three

In Time vs On Time | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “in time” and “on time”. While the difference between these two

Anyone vs Any One | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “anyone” and “any one”. This set of words is often confused.

Discreet vs. Discrete | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “discreet” and “discrete”. These two words are easily confused in the

Defuse vs. Diffuse | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “defuse” and “diffuse”. These two words are often confused. Let’s break

Figuratively vs. Literally | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “figuratively” and “literally”. These two words are often confused. Let’s break

Cite vs Site | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “cite” and “site”. Due to their similar pronunciation, these two words

Principal vs Principle | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “principal” and “principle”. Since the usage of these two words is

Historic vs Historical | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “historic” and “historical”. Since the usage of these two words is

Ais vs Aide | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “aid” and “aide”. Due to the similar spelling and pronunciation of

IN vs AT | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “in” and “at”. Since the usage of these two words is

ADAPT vs ADOPT | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “adapt” and “adopt”. Due to the similar spelling and pronunciation, these

IF I WAS vs IF I WERE | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “If I was” and “If I were”. Since the usage of

Overdo vs Overdue | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video, Linda breaks down the difference between “overdo” and “overdue”. These two terms are often confused due to

Interesting vs Interested | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video, Linda breaks down the difference between “interesting” and “interested”. These two terms are often confused as both

Stationary vs Stationery | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video, Linda breaks down the difference between the usage of “stationary” and “stationery”. These two terms are

Capital vs Capitol | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video, Linda breaks down the difference between the usage of “capital” and “capitol”. These two terms are

Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Simple – Teaching Ideas

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Simple – Find Someone Who

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Teaching Idea Considerations

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Continuous – Usages

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Continuous – Overview

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Continuous – Teaching Ideas

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Continuous – Comparing Photos

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Continuous – Miming

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Perfect – Overview

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Perfect – Irregular Verbs

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Perfect – Usages

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Perfect – Spelling Patterns

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Perfect Continuous – Overview

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Perfect – Spot the Difference Idea

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Perfect – Prompt Teaching Idea

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses Overview – Present Continuous

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses Overview – Present Simple

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Overview of All English Tenses – Present Tenses – Present Perfect Continuous – Guessing Game

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