Questions tagged [word-family]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
2answers
51 views

The aisle seat is fine by me?

I found this phrase on a Mobil app,And I did not understand why it wrote "by me" and not "for me" She: I will check if there is one available. Me: if not,the aile seat is fine by me.
1
vote
0answers
33 views

When should I say I apologize and when should I say I am sorry?

Is it related with the size of the wrong I did it or with the respect of the person or something else? I made some researches and I found that : An apology is a formal admission of a wrongdoing....
0
votes
1answer
51 views

What is the difference between what's up and how are you?

When should I say what's up and when should I say how are you? Is it about the person's age or the extent of my knowledge of the person?
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Could “siblings-in-law” word or “relatives up to the second degree” sentence also means my wife's grandmother?

Could "siblings-in-law" word or "relatives up to the second degree" sentence in the following sentence also mean my wife's grandmother? Relatives up to the second degree of consanguinity or ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

A derivative of RECOGNIZE that means incognito?

Does anybody know a word in the word family of recognize that means incognito? Like don't want anybody to recognize, not changing in a way that unintentionally make people can't recognize, so I don't ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

1st brother, 2nd brother, if the next in line is a girl, should i refer to her as 3rd sister or 1st sister?

Pretty much the title. I'm thinking of writing about a family or organization that refer to their members as to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc... followed by gender. Is it alright to refer to them as is or will ...
1
vote
3answers
39 views

Is there a word for a skeptical thought?

We have: critic: a person giving criticism criticism: the practice of judging the merits and faults of something critique: one specific item of criticism And we also have: skeptic: a person giving ...