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Do you say "my car is high on fuel" as a counterpart of "my car is low on fuel"?

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She got her bag caught vs. She had her bag caught

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What words of endearment may I use for describing a misbehaving child?

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Can I completely omit "of" when speaking quickly?

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Is there any difference between a heavy meal and a large meal, between a light meal and a small meal?

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Can I use this response to this question?

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How do express a candle in a burning state?

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What does wicky mean in the phrase 'wicky wacky day'?

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When should I use a verb or a gerund/noun after 'to' in English?

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Should I revise the sentence in bold?

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What are rollers that are sat one after one called?

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How to identify the syllables of an English word?

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"a single" vs "one single"

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Noun phrase with adjective

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What does "It has to have been done" mean?

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Why is present tense used on past hobby

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Does "Is it not legal?" mean the same as "Is it illegal?"?

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Clearing present simple and present perfect with since

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"I'll get do something" or "I'll get doing something"

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What does "Most cats are revered as majestic beings…” mean?

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Another view of since

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". . . the thick belching chimneys sitting close to the countryside and the narrow lanes tell him he's in a different country"

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what is the Difference between using "could not" and "might not" in 3rd conditional sentences?

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A strange usage of 'of'

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What does "little" mean here?

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Can a weapon slay a person?

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How to introduce oneself in an job interview?

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Difference between can and could when talking about possibility

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In for a penny, in for a pound

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When you are using your laptop for your personal things, and someone ask you what are you doing how do you reply?

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What did Stephen King mean by SLUG in the following sentence

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They don't have the book? Don't they have the book?

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Is 'in the same way' redundant '...in the same way as...'?

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"William's heart jumps at the sight of such small bodies . . ."

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(Do) You really want it?

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Is the word "you" used as generic "you" here?

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meaning of "provision" here

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Why would the author write "The cat was curled up" instead of "The cat had curled up"?

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What does "keep it singing" mean?

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Usage of the word "and"

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What does "so I'm not" mean?

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Globus or globus sensation vs. feeling a big throat

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What usage should 'more than but trivial length' be recognised as?

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What's the literal meaning of typically?

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If I am still happy now, "I am happy to talk to an old friend last week" an acceptable structure?

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Can I say "let's eat. Hurry up!" to just one person while I am not eating or about to eat?

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What's the grammatical function of the first part of the sentence below?

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You don't like it? (usual word order) Don't you like it? (question word order)


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