“Some” vs “Any” – Quantifiers – (Grammar Lesson)

The Quantifiers, “Some” vs “Any”

(Grammar Lesson)

The use of these Quantifiers – “Some” vs “Any” are used with both Countable and Un-Countable Nouns, and are often used in very similar sentences.

They can be used to refer to a non-specific amount of one, all, every, some, none, or a non-specific type of the noun they are referring to.

To See How They Relate To Slamming Beers With your Friends…

Some vs Any (Beers With Friends) - GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

Or, a couple of girls doing some awesome Kung Fu moves…

Some vs Any (Kung Fu) - GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

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(Or risk the loss of beer and the addition of a backwards kick right in the face…  Just kidding.  But you should still read it anyways.)

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“Looks” vs “Looks Like”

“Looks” vs “Looks Like”

(Today’s Tid-Bit)

Originally posted on the “This” vs “That” page of the GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! – Lexis Portal

The difference between the use of this verb (“looks”) and the comparative phrase (“looks like”) is actually very simple.

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To See How Good ‘Ole Charlie Can Help Explain This Bit Of English Usage

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Aphorism: “Act In Haste, Repent At Leisure”

“Act In Haste, Repent At Leisure”


Today’s “Tid-Bit” is an “Aphorism” which means very much the same thing as an other very popular aphorism, “Haste Makes Waste”.


“If a person acts in a hurried or rushed way, without paying close attention to what he or she is doing – there is a good chance that, later on, that person will be rather upset about the results of his or her actions… (and will most likely have to go back and do whatever it was he or she was doing, all over again.)”

For A More Thorough Explanation (One Which Was Not Created “In Haste” 😉 )


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Much, Many, and A Lot Of – English Usage

Much, Many, and A Lot Of…

The Usage Of These Quantifiers and Determiners

(I Promise, No Click-Bait…  Just A Lot Of really good information with Many examples and a Much-needed simpification of a subject that some foolish teacher say is actually difficult…  it is not…  as long as you…

READ THE FULL POST, and watch the video Here.)

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Saying Hello (Greetings) – English Usage

Saying “Hello”

(Common Greetings In English)

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This the first lesson in the English Usage category, it seemed that the most appropriate place to start – being that it is the first thing one would have to do when communicating with another person:  Saying “Hello”…  In other words, English Greetings.


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

“Advertisement” vs “Commercial”

Today’s “Tid-Bits” comes to us from the “This” vs “That” section of the GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! Lexis Portal.

We’ve already gone over the the differences between “Ad” vs “Advert” vs “Advertisement” in a previous post.  Today we’ll tackle the topic of “Advertisement” vs “Commercial”.

So What’s The Difference?


(Though This Is Technically An Advertisement, I Am Not Trying To Sell You Anything But Authentic English…  And It’s Free!!!)


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