Common English Expressions / Expresiones Comunes en Inglés

Below is the second short list of simple, common, realistic English expressions with a grammar element thrown in (incluido).

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I’ll help you + (verb)

A useful expression to tell someone you are willing (ser dispuesto) to give assistance.

I’ll help you prepare the report.
I’ll help you make money online.

I’m sorry to + (verb)

Saying you are ‘sorry to’ expresses a feeling of sympathy (compasión) or regret (arrepentimiento).

I’m sorry to hear about your sick mother.
I’m sorry to deliver the report so late.

I’m dying to + (infinitive)

This expression means that you really want to do something. 

I’m dying to find out if I got the job.
I’m dying to find out more about you.

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I have been an English teacher for over eight years in Madrid. Most of that time has been spent teaching, correcting and translating in the Media sector. My mission, and that of this blog, is to improve your level of English by eliminating one common/repeated error at a time. For further details - check me out on LinkedIn or email me directly at

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