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What is the name of the words group in English which translates into Russian in many words combination?

What is the name of the words group in English which translates into Russian in many words combination? For instance, accomplish (one word) in Russian means "dostigat' sovershenstva" (two words).
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clean water with any coloring could be viewed as cloudy, is my understanding right?

This video is showing some cloudy water. cambridge explains cloudy as "not transparent". According to which, I guess clean water with any coloring could be viewed as cloudy, adding something like ...
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Questions regarding usage of appostive phrase

I did some Googling and learnt that an appositive phrase should be placed RIGHT AFTER/BEFORE the noun it is describing. (https://englishsentences.com/appositive-phrase/) However, I recently came ...
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Is this called a water tank or a tank of water? Or both are idiomatic?

Is this called a water tank or a tank of water? Or both are idiomatic?
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What verb should I use instead of “[a city/territory/country] has on its land”?

The region [verb] the largest lithium producer in the country. What verb could I use? I know 'boast' but I need something neutral. Yes, I know I can simply use 'have' but no, I want something better, ...
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Meaning of “drones save on productivity for our maintenance personnel”

From an article: “Drones save us downtime, save cost, save on productivity for our maintenance personnel,” Bardin said. “They eliminate having to put a person in that potentially hazardous ...
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“Such other people as are willing to do…” Sentence pattern

In a 20th century speech I found the sentence: We are helping the people of our country and such other people as are our neighbors as well as such other people as are willing to receive help from ...
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Does the phrase “operate with a full deck” have the same meaning as “play with a full deck”?

D.Trump said that Nancy Pelosi was "not operating with a full deck". Does it mean the same as not play with a full deck? I searched in some dictionaries but didn't find the first phrase there.
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“For” vs “in”: which will be correct to use?

Context: Good luck "in" your future endeavors. Good luck "for" your future endeavors. So which is right grammatically? They are both on the internet. I am confused!!!!
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“Hamdi is very fast I think he will win the match”

What is the difference between Hamdi is very fast I think he will win the match and Hamdi is running fast, I think he is going to win the race is that only running and very fast or this is not ...
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What is the meaning of “wonder if perhaps” in this context?

This is the context: Once there is a limitation (from a self-referential paradox or in any other way), it is not hard to find other limitations by looking at reductions. One limitation can ...
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In spite of … usage

In spite of their/them arriving late, she was happy. I wrote this sentence in meaning "Although they arrived late, she was happy." Is this structure correct? If not, how should I write it properly?
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Is “take a long time to wait” grammatical?

Would it be grammatical to ask: "Did it take you a long time to wait for us yesterday?" Some Russian guy on another forum is insisting that he has researched this and that it's grammatical and ...
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What does the phrase “source real products” mean here?

Please help me figure out the meaning of the expression "source real products, mock up your space, and bring it to life with AR" in the following sentence: Morpholio Board lets you source real ...
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to be produced vs which is produced

A)Vehicle is first fully electric Suv to be produced in Turkey. B)Vehicle is first fully electric Suv which is produced in Turkey. Sentence A and sentence B are the same in the meaning? which one is ...
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What does the phrase “mock up” mean here?

Please help me figure out the meaning of the expression "source real products, mock up your space, and bring it to life with AR" in the following sentence: Morpholio Board lets you source real ...
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The history of the word “gay”

When did the word "gay" which initially had a meaning "merry" and "happy" gain another connotation which is now thought to be preliminary? As I understand, the word in the main old meaning was an ...
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Is it natural to use the verb “stomp” in the sense of getting something off one's feet?

Is it natural to use the verb stomp in the sense of getting something off one's feet? For example: Before you come in, please stomp off the snow of your feet. If it is not, the what would a native ...
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Does a continuous tense fit with my sentence

For the past two days, I had been hearing some scary sounds after waking up and it frightened me.I'm glad today I have not heard them. Is it possible to use the continuous tense as it happened more ...
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Relative pronouns

1) Tet is a festival. Tet occurs in late January and early February. => Tet is a festival which occurs in late January and early February. 2)While another example is Mrs Brown is my aunt. She is ...
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Can I use “You can” rather than “Could you” in restaurants?

I'm learning restaurant English. I tend to use "You can" but my English teacher always corrects me to use "Could you". She is telling me "You don't want your server to be angry". I think if I say "...
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What's the difference, if any, between 'going to (do something)' (aka 'gonna') and 'fixing to (do something)' (aka 'finna')?

go [...] 3 (be going to be/do something) Intend or be likely or intended to be or do something; be about to (used to express a future tense) (from here) fix [...] 4 (be ...
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The use of “take”, “take back”, “have back” and “get back” in context

Let's say my tablet stopped working and I took it to a rapair shop and said it would be fixed in three days. After three days I came back and what do I say to the shop assistant to tell them that I ...
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He is fierce, as were warriors (so)

Is the so in this example incorrect or superfluous? I was thinking about the example of so with do: He asked me to send him money; I did (so). I wondered whether so could be used similarly in my ...
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felt with past participle

We say “I felt honored to have won such a prestigious award.” In the first sentence, we use felt+past participle form. Why we use past participle form? is it any rule like be+past participle?
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Should we Islamize with a capital i or islamize with a small i?

I am wondering about the correct spelling of the word to islamize which I met right now in a research paper on distribution of conspiracy theories by a colleague (not important here, just to ...
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How would I negate “I used to be able to do it”?

i)  "I used to be able to do it."  What's the negative form of the abovementioned sentence? Is it natural to say - "I used to be able to not do it."?  ii)  is there any grammatical (like ...
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Fear FOR something vs fear ABOUT something

All these problems make me fear _____________ my children’s future. Out of 'for' and 'about', is either word more appropriate than the other to be filled in the blank. The source of this (stand ...
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What do you call a shop or place where phones, laptops and tablets are fixed?

What do native English speakers call a place where phones, computers, tablets, headphones are fixed. Would they call it a technician's shop? For example: I am going to take my phone to the ...
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I got your message just now

Let's say I just turned on my computer, opened email and there is an unread message from my friend there - he sent it to me a few hours ago. First of all, I want to tell him that I didn't answer ...
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What does 'reality base' mean?

What does 'reality base' mean? Can it be replaced by just 'reality'? The more meaning we can construct from transactions with the environment, the broader our reality base. Article - 'Meaning ...
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Is this sentence correct “Chemicals are washed away by rain and flood get mixed with water”?

My book has this form for this sentence Chemicals are washed away by rain and flood, getting mixed with water. and also Chemicals are washed away by rain and flood, to get mixed with water. But I ...
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Meaning of a sentence with word get [closed]

I have some question regarding get meaning If i say, "Man is drawning.get him out of water." Soes it mean "Save the man from drawning". Please response soon
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Can you omit 'it is' from “it is likely that blah blah”?

To every ones amazement, the ring world has erupted into a flurry of color as thousands of space worms, or as it seems, larvae, are transforming into butterflies. Likely the change has been brought on ...
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Meaning of the idiomatic “biscuits and gravy”

In the movie Line of Duty (about 45:30 in), a guy huge gets a weight thrown at him in a gym. Surprisingly not very bothered nor hurt, he says: "Biscuits and gravy, bitch!" and then starts to fight ...
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Meaning of “doodle let me go” and “yaller girls”

I've recently watched the movie "The Lighthouse" directed by Robert Eggers and in one of the scenes in the movie two main characters were singing a song containing following lyrics: "Doodle let me ...
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Grammar usage structure

In addition, you will be calm if all of you more always remember God in where ever, when ever, put the God in your heart, also make the God as number one thing in your life
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“The car is high quality” VS. “The car is of high quality” [duplicate]

What's the difference here? The word, of, is among the most difficult English word to learn, I guess...
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The indefinite article before nouns made of verbs with the “ing” ending

I have come across it in the program 6 minute english from BBC. It is at 2 minute and 17 second. Here it goes: He says a white lie is just a distortion of the truth. Distortion here means (a) ...
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How to use the verb give and the verb make?

There are many verbs take two objects, one of them is the verb give. He gives me an advice. Also the verb make. But when I note the verb make I found. He makes me happy. (I mean no two object), only ...
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A typical local rule requires a mailbox to be offset the entire width of a shoulder off the road

I don't understand the meaning of the verb "offset (to counterbalance, counteract, or compensate for) in the following context. "A typical local rule requires a mailbox to be offset the entire width ...
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Using articles with proper nouns

I recently came upon these two curious sentences: " I believe it was a young Barack Obama who said...." "The young Joyce already showed signs of the genius that was to be fulfilled in Ulysses" ...
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“Lived” or “have lived”?

Complete the following sentence : I live in New York, but I ___________ (live) in Mexico for many years. what should we use "lived" or "have lived" and why ? what is the difference in meaning ? ...
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53. Isn't there a discount for ordering in bulk? (A) Yes, but very few. (B) No, none whatsoever. (C) No, it isn't

Isn't there a discount for ordering in bulk? (A) Yes, but very few. (B) No, none whatsoever. (C) No, it isn't. This question appears in my test, and I'm confused with the answer because I ...
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My friends and I went snowboarding

When I say My friends and I went snowboarding. somebody said to me there is a grammar mistake in my sentence but I could not figure out what it is. What is the grammar mistake in the sentence? ...
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Which is correct? “under/in the Materials Science Division”

Mr. X worked in my laboratory under the Materials Science Division. Mr. X worked in my laboratory in the Materials Science Division. Which sentence is correct? One of the professors of my wife ...
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“A fire in Chursoo village in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora” is this correct grammar?

I cannot work out if "a fire in Chursoo village in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora" is grammatically correct in UK English grammar. The text is copied from an English language newspaper in India. ...
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Alternative ‘of’/‘to’ Facebook

When there will be a better alternative ‘of’ Facebook? When there will be a better alternative ‘to’ Facebook? Which one is the appropriate preposition?
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Can you explain me that sentence? It does make zero sense to me

It is a question from my english exam and at that part of the exam we are supposed to find the closest sentence to the main sentence and when I am encountered with this question I did not understand ...
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Confused about the structure of this sentence

Don't take a decision based on your assumptions. I think some parts of the sentence are omitted. The complete sentence may be Don't take a decision that is based on your assumptions. or Don't ...

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