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Does ''Blurt out'' mean to say something unintentional?

Like to say something bad,offensive,embarrassing,etc to somebody you didn't you mean to say
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Understanding “Cracker”

What does "cracker" mean in these passages from The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth: 1: QUINN. Where’s Michael? CAITLIN. Flat on his cracker in bed. 2: MICHAEL. Morning, Tom Kettle. Where’s m’da? ...
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How to quickly understand mutliple continuous parenthetical phrases?

The problem comes when I try to understand (multiple) continuous parentheses, for example: Summary of text leading up to this: someone purpose to eliminate 13 majors about humanities since they are ...
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What's the difference between the usage of different and other in these contexts?

Source The journey is called off, replanned for some other time. Source:A School Prospectus The school has well equipped computer labs. The students use the facilities to develop ...
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Circular Permutation Confusion

A question in my mathematics homework is as follows: Find the number of ways in which seven men can sit at a round table so that all shall not have the same neighbors in any two arrangements. My ...
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Confused between conditional sentences

If I had had more time, I would have solved the puzzle. [Past unreal/Past+Past] (I did not have more time so I did not solve the puzzle.) If I had more time, I would have solved the puzzle. [Mixed ...