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*camping it up for all he was worth*/game not reckless

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"She smiles in a way that makes him even more uncomfortable."

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"Could" at the beginning of a non-question sentence

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A walking cane here at my side

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What is the difference between exactly the same and the same?

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"Of countless such cavils does a busy lexicographer’s working day consist"— Why does this inversion use "does"? Can I move "consists" forward instead?

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Is "metro" used in British English?

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What's difference between It's nice to meet you and Nice to meet you?

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What is the meaning of "Your horse isn't much of a shot."?

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If "Good luck finding a new job" is sarcastic, how do change the sentence to make it sound well-intentioned?

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Give the ball away cheaply

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where the pedal does not let up

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What does "at a drop" mean in "Cash, at a drop."?

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Does subjunctive mood reflects the speaker's estimate of the likelihood?

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Can we use "like there's no tomorrow" with positive senses?

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‘Wake for my daddio’ as ‘Whack for my daddio

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making otoscopic examination?

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for and against

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Conditionals with continuous tenses

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Present continuous plus "when"

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Are these labels or stickers?

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This shows how popular astronomical channels, in particular, and astronomy, in general, [is/are] in England. => IS or ARE? Why?

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Are these called ring binders in American English or files?

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Up from left-back

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Are there any "ditransitive" ergative verbs in English?

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What are the natural words/phrases that native speakers use when they want to elaborate on what they’re talking but haven’t thought of anything else?

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Collective nouns in use

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The passive voice of a sentence with different tenses

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Present Perfect Continuous + Before + Present Simple vs. Past Perfect Continuous + Before + Past Simple

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Can we use “reverse sweep” in football?

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Which one sounds more like a suggestion of a possible option for consideration?

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Is "language" countable or uncountable here?

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Is “stuff” used correctly in “ There are all kinds of animals: lions, elephants and stuff.”

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If so, I **will give/ going to give/ am giving** you 5 month

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Why isn't "meanwhile" advisable in this sentence? Doesn't it mean "at the same time"?

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Is "Shopping malls are a posh place" grammatical when "malls" is a plural and "place" is a singular?

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Having friends who are talented is great, but it can also be ___ at times

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When vs while vs as

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Should I use "a test" or "the test"?

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Can I use present perfect or past simple in this context: The first time I **have ever seen** it was five years ago

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To buy some pastries/baked goods/bakery products

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What is the meaning of "incredibly moving" in this context?

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What does "Yes" mean as a reply to a statement? Do we still use it?

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The meaning of Pinata

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". . . he is left having to feed Edward spaghetti and have his bottom pinched by Martin."

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Would "he had been" be better here?

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Are these price stickers or price labels or both in American English?

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Any difference between dull and blunt in these contexts?


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