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There are 167 Daily Doses of English covering many areas of everyday English.

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Either Neither

Either and neither are two words that confuse even native English speakers. Both have two accepted pronunciations and both are used to talk about similar things. This video will help you to use these two words, and pronounce them correctly.

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This video has been watched more than 23,239 times

Shrug Off

Shrug off is a phrasal verb.

It’s a regular verb. Regular verbs add -ed to the root to form the past forms.

The infinitive is to shrug off. The past simple is shrugged off, and the past participle is shrugged off. The continuous form is shrugging off.

If you shrug off something, you don’t worry about it or consider it important.

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This video has been watched more than 3,110 times

Fingers

This short lesson tells you the names of the fingers in English. It also gives you a common expression - "to know something like the back of your hand".

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This video has been watched more than 6,956 times

Faster

How do you tell someone to move faster in English? This Daily Dose of English tells you many of the most common ways to tell someone to get a move on.

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This video has been watched more than 2,570 times

Hot or Spicy

Do you like your food hot or spicy, or both. If you're not sure of the difference between hot and spicy, this video is just for you.

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This video has been watched more than 4,200 times

Sorry

Sorry seems to be the hardest word, but this Daily Dose of English will make it one of the easiest.

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This video has been watched more than 6,850 times

Alaska

A lot of humour in English comes from the way words can mean more than one thing, or the way that words can seem to change their meaning depending on their pronunciation. This Daily Dose of English shows how this happens in an old joke about Alaska.

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This video has been watched more than 5,443 times

In the Picture

To put someone in the picture means to give someone all the information necessary to understand something. I’m going to put you in the picture about the best way of talking about a picture in which there are people. I took this photograph in the street at Seville’s April Fair in the last five years. In the photograph you can see a group of six girls in the doorway of a building. There are six girls in the picture and they’re deep in conversation. The girls are all in traditional Spanish dresses.

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This video has been watched more than 2,833 times

Shirt

How loud is your shirt? What a peculiar question you might be saying, but this Daily Dose of English will show you just why you can ask it. It will also tell you some useful expressions that we have using "shirt".

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This video has been watched more than 3,122 times

Stop

From Alexander in Costa Rica comes the question, how do we use so and much with very? This Daily Dose of English sets out to answer the question. I very much hope you will enjoy it.

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This video has been watched more than 6,909 times