Me or I?

Are you guilty of pleonasms?

Many English people are guilty of pleonasms (culpable de pleonasmos).…

Is that cricket?

“Cricket” (críquet) you may know. It is an English game,…
inch

"Inch"

An inch (pulgada) is a British measurement which is the same…

Ought to

“Ought” is a modal verb, and it has the same meaning as “should”.…
Grasp the nettle

Grasp the nettle!

“Nettle” (ortiga) you may know. If you touch, hold or grasp…
The “backstop” and Brexit

The “backstop” and Brexit

You will be aware of “Brexit”, the name given to the process…

Do you potter around?

Perhaps, sometimes? To “potter” means to do somethings in…

Have you ever upstaged someone?

Perhaps. “Stage” (escenario, estrado, una etapa) you may…

"Advice" and "Advise"

These two words are sometimes confused. “Advice” is a noun,…