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How do I convey that I am bad at remembering things?

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What do you call the pointy parts of a text bubble that's not the tail?

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Why is the phrase "COVID-19 pandemic" not followed by its verb to be?

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What is the meaning of 'd?

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What does the idiom "blood out of stone" mean?

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making a statement on an array of similar cases

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If some sentence has truth, could it be called sarcasm

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What do you call a facility that accepts recyclables?

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Always Almost or Almost Always?

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What do you call someone who does not drink alcoholic beverages at all?

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Usage of 'be to' like "is to"

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Meaning of "Most of modern Finland still lay beneath the sea, which means that the first settlers must have arrived from the south and the south-east"

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"I am a citizen of Britain" vs. "I am a subject of the British crown" vs. "I am a British national"

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a priest and a historian

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Is it okay to omit the first "as" in "as adj. as" in informal speech?

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Why is "proceed to" needed in this sentence?

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What does "not everyone is born with their tails facing the moon" mean?

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the meaning of straining in the sentence

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Unfortunately, setting only big goals can feel overwhelming / overwhelmed

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What does "Pearl-Harbor meets Stalingrad" mean?

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other... from... vs other ... than

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stooped or kicked in "He laughed and stooped them all into the river."?

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"I am a policeman, so I am able to see crime scenes" - does "being able to" here mean "having the right to do something"?

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Less Jupiter than Icarus

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What do I do if I forgot something?

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In arithmetic, what is the generic name for a number written in an arbitrary base?

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What is the difference in meaning between "I want to do something" and "I want to have done something"?

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What does it mean by 'an order of French fries'?

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Why use "was wondering" rather than "am wondering"?

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"Sometimes" in different positions

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Repeated possessive (ex. 'of mine,' or 'of Trump's')

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"to the east" without "of something"

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This is your room. You can/are able to use the towel hung on the wall - why does "be able to" sound unnatural here

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What does "Why to not not start a startup" mean?

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Can I use the adjective 'shapeshifting' with 'fear' or 'dream'?

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What is the structure of "To do, that is ..." [duplicate]

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Is "beauty king" or "handsome king" the counterpart of "beauty queen"?

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How can I use in a sentence the phrase 'ordinary folk'?

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the meaning of *take* in the sentence

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Ambiguity in sentence

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Is it "finger clicking" or "finger snapping"?

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What exactly does "drafting" in "drafting body" mean?

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is "capturing moments for social media" correct?

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Does flattering imply saying not true things?

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Why are baseball team names considered as plural nouns?

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Could you tell me whether you like dogs or cats? - Questions and Intonation: Up or Down?

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intransitive usage of the verb "involve"


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