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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
The police were able to find the criminal because they received _____________________.

If you go to a restaurant in New York, don't forget to ___________________ for your server.

Frank: Who's in the movie?
George: That famous actor... I know his name, but I can't remember right now. It's ___________________.

The police arrested several members of the Mafia, but that's just the ___________________________. There are many other Mafia bosses who are free.

We were all very impressed with Jay's musical performance. He is a talented guitarist. After the show, we all ___________ to him.

I always get great service at this restaurant because I'm a _____________________.

Many engVid lessons include ____________ that will help you learn English.

The glass is on the edge of the table; be careful not to ____________________.

If you're playing poker, you have to be careful not to ____________________.

Mr. E ______________ at 0.2 lbs!

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117 Comments on “10 “TIP” Expressions in English”

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very useful lesson.Thanks a lot.

Wednesday, August 16th 2017

    Hillarious an interesting class as usual James. Your sense of humour makes learning a long-lasting experience.

    Just one question James: What’s the difference between “Taking your hat off to someone” and “Tipping your hat to someone”? Are these two expressions synonyms?

    P.S. I know that you will keep me wainting for your reply for ages, but you know what James? I do not really mind. What matters is learning not matter what it takes.

    Take care! See you round.

    Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

☺ wooh…! 10/10. I found this lesson so much interesting just like you james. Thanks!

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Very helpful lessons☺.thanks a lot.

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Dear engvid, please record the lessons at higher volume because with smartphones they are too low to hear. Thanks

Thursday, August 17th 2017

I’ve got 10/10, but I didn’t quite understand ‘tip the scales’. Does the 10th question mean that Mr. dropped or gained weight, or something else?

Thursday, August 17th 2017

    Here tip the scales used for heavy body build sports person like wrestlers etc. Who has much weigh than usual person also they have competition between their competitor to achieve their targeted goal. Let suppose if A person has weigh 300kg which is the most higher than the others so that would be the challenge for the others to achieve it and if B got that weigh . In that way we say .Mr.B tips the scale of Mr.A. ( This is what i got , for more clarification we should wait for james reply)

    Thursday, August 17th 2017

    Hello KLLCR
    In this context “tip the scales” only means that Mr E is maybe about to wrestle or box and to confirm what category he competes he went onto a scale which displayed his 0.2 lbs weight .
    Now , you can also use “tip the scales” with the same meaning that “tip the balance” in another context
    See : http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/tip+the+scales
    Hope this help

    Friday, August 18th 2017

It’s a useful video. I have got 9/10 because of the 10th question. I really confused about the meaning of “tip the scales”.

Thursday, August 17th 2017

    Watch that part of the lesson again to understand if you still are confused about ‘tip the scales’

    Saturday, August 19th 2017

I learned by having fun !

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Great lesson and the quiz was very useful think you keep go on

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thank you, James!!! You are a good teacher!!!

Thursday, August 17th 2017

I tip my hat to you!

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thanks, James. I agree with #7. “All of EngVid lessons include useful TIPS that will help us learn English.” See you next time!

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thank you very much

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thank you, James. it is so interesting lesson.

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thank you my teacher , I have had interesting lesson today

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thank you my teacher
I have had an interesting lesson today

Thursday, August 17th 2017

100 yaaaa me😊😊😊

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thanks James!!We all tip our hats to you for this great lesson ;)

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thanks, James. I tip my hat to you!

Thursday, August 17th 2017

Thanks! That´s my first lesson on this page and I love it! Is very usefull :)

Thursday, August 17th 2017

You are so great:) I looove to see your video:)
I am tipping my hat to you:)

Thursday, August 17th 2017

thanks James, i really like this lesson :)

Thursday, August 17th 2017

I got 10/10! Thank you, James. I tip my hat to you ;)

Friday, August 18th 2017

it’s perfect.

Friday, August 18th 2017

Thanks James, you are great!!In portuguese are similar expression like tip of the tongue, we say “na ponta da língua”.

Friday, August 18th 2017


Friday, August 18th 2017

Thanks James for that lesson

Friday, August 18th 2017

useful tips

Friday, August 18th 2017

Thank you, very helpful “tip”.

Friday, August 18th 2017

Thanks, I have learnt a lot of useful tips from you.

Friday, August 18th 2017

Thanks James! Your lessons are full of useful tips, so, this one can’t be different!

Saturday, August 19th 2017

100 i did it :D <3

Saturday, August 19th 2017

Ola James, I am new in the website, just watched your lesson that was very easy to understand, most of tips have the same sense in Portuguese.
It is really a helpful tip ! Thanks !

Saturday, August 19th 2017

9/10 not bad i think. anywhere thank you a lot James!

Sunday, August 20th 2017

7/10 maybe i work hard to english lesson.

Sunday, August 20th 2017

Thanks a lot! You are great!

Sunday, August 20th 2017

Thanks very much, it helpful.

Sunday, August 20th 2017

Thanks a lot, teacher James, a very great performance and amusing video class.

Sunday, August 20th 2017

Thank you very much, it is helpful

Sunday, August 20th 2017

thank you teacher, I’ve missed you.

Sunday, August 20th 2017

10/10! Thank you! I’m tipping my hat to your!

Monday, August 21st 2017

thank you teacher

Monday, August 21st 2017

I got one correct out of 10

Monday, August 21st 2017

i’m so sad i got 9 of 10 but i tip my hat to you my best teacher

Monday, August 21st 2017

Thanks a lot ! Great lesson ! 10/10 for me!

Monday, August 21st 2017

This lesson was easily comprehesion

Monday, August 21st 2017

Good sir.

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

awesome tip

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

Tip my hats for you sir

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017

Good job James, I really like the way you are doing it, i am learning with you.

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017

I tip my hat to you after this lesson.. thank you!

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017


    Friday, August 25th 2017

Thank you very much teacher.

Thursday, August 24th 2017

James is a great teacher.

Thursday, August 24th 2017

Thanks. I just want to say………oh gosh, i can’t remember, it’s on the tip of my tongue….oh yes, i got it….I tip my hat to you!!!!

Thursday, August 24th 2017


Saturday, August 26th 2017

Thank you James, Very useful, I learned much more information, But my English still is tip of the Iceberg :)

Tuesday, August 29th 2017

Hi! Thanks for this lesson as well as the others. They are really great and helpful. And what you do is awesome.
I’ve got a question. I don’t really see the difference between the words “number”, “quantity” and “amount”. Or are they the same? Help me with it, please.
Looking forward to your reply.

Tuesday, August 29th 2017

Thanks James. Great tips

Wednesday, August 30th 2017

wow.. 10 out of 10 :) thank you :)

Thursday, August 31st 2017

I got 10/10!!! Amazing lesson! Tks a lot!!!

Thursday, August 31st 2017

I got 10/10. This lesson has very useful tips. Thank you!

Friday, September 1st 2017

I am so glad I found your class. I will be taken the exam for the county soon and English is a section on the test. With the help of your video’s I know I will pass. Thank you

Saturday, September 2nd 2017

I had to use that word a little, just in restaurants, but now i get new ways about it…thank you James.

Monday, September 4th 2017

Thank you very much :)

Tuesday, September 5th 2017

Great lesson,great tips,formidable teacher.
Thanks a lot,Sir James.

Wednesday, September 6th 2017

thank you james you give us a lot of tips :)

Friday, September 8th 2017

I got 8/10 but this lesson was very helpful.Thanks, Mr.James.

Tuesday, September 12th 2017

thank you.

Monday, September 18th 2017

9/10 I must work harder!

Monday, September 18th 2017

Thank you. I got 9/10

Tuesday, September 19th 2017

I learned a lot.. Thanks sir james

Wednesday, September 20th 2017

Thanks James for your useful tips!I appreciated that! Thank a lost!

Thursday, September 21st 2017

Thanks a lot. Love your lessons! ;-)

Saturday, September 23rd 2017

You are very funny. Thank you for the informative

Thursday, October 5th 2017

Fantastic ! Thank you so much James. You’re really helping me to improve my English. I love your lessons :)

Sunday, October 22nd 2017

    hey frial can you give me your facebook

    Friday, February 14th 2020

Thanks, Mr.James.

Saturday, October 28th 2017

Good job James! You always give us handy tips. Thanks!

In Brazil, generally speaking, we only tip the waiters in more expensive restaurants. As a matter of fact, they usually add 10% of the price in the bill before asking us whether we are pleased with the service or not… Anyway, it’s optional here.

Until next time!

Thursday, November 9th 2017

thank for useful tips :))

Friday, November 10th 2017

Thank you for yous useful tips which makes me to tip my hat for you :)

Wednesday, November 22nd 2017

thanks for everything teacher this video is very usefull

Thursday, November 30th 2017

Great Class. I reach 10/10

Saturday, December 9th 2017

a helpful tips from your lessons,thank you.

Tuesday, December 12th 2017

James, would you please explain the main difference between tip and hint?

Wednesday, December 27th 2017

Hello James! I’m thankfully you your class. I get 100 in that quiz! I’ll learn more and more with your help. God bless you pedir

Monday, January 22nd 2018

    Pedir was a mistake. What I wanted say is Professor.lol

    Monday, January 22nd 2018

Very good James!

Sunday, January 28th 2018

Hi guys this link is for praticse english

Monday, January 29th 2018

Very good tip

Wednesday, January 31st 2018

I have learned so many useful things from you James .thanks so much .G od bless you .

Wednesday, January 31st 2018


Monday, February 5th 2018

thanks your lesson!
I tips my hat

Wednesday, February 7th 2018

Thank you
i tip my hat :)

Saturday, February 10th 2018

Great lesson.

Thursday, February 15th 2018

Thank you, very useful tips James

Friday, February 23rd 2018

Thx James.u r the best teacher ever.

Wednesday, February 28th 2018

Thanks, James! Your classes are very interesting and helpful!

Friday, March 23rd 2018

You got 10 correct out of 10.

thanks a lot.

Saturday, May 12th 2018

10 out of 10 again yey thank you mr james now i know more about tip…

Monday, June 11th 2018

It is amazing how many ways I can use “Tip”. I never realized that. Thank you Professor James.

Monday, June 11th 2018

fantastic James :3

Sunday, July 1st 2018

thank you, very useful tips james

Saturday, July 7th 2018


Monday, October 1st 2018

90 % ;)

thanks a lot.

Friday, October 26th 2018

A lot of tip for many useful tips.

Friday, November 23rd 2018

I always like to leave a generous tip when I go into a restaurant.

Tuesday, December 4th 2018

At last 100%!!!
Thank you!

Friday, January 4th 2019

Thank you Mr. James!

Friday, March 29th 2019

you always make me laugh! thank u

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019

thank you for your tips.

Monday, May 20th 2019

wonderful lessons thanks james

Monday, May 27th 2019

James , Thanks for you’re lessons it’s very helpful and funny I tip my hat

Sunday, January 5th 2020

thanks Mr james

Friday, February 14th 2020

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