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This tag is for questions which a dictionary cannot answer about the several possibilities available for a particular meaning, and which one of them would be the most appropriate.

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'Sorry' is most often used to apologise, but it's not the only meaning of the word. Google's dictionary has a pretty good definition: sorry feeling sad or distressed through sympathy wit …
answered Jan 20 '16 by Easy Tiger
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I'm surprised at the suggestion that it's specifically a British-English phrase. Whilst not oblivious to it's meaning, I've lived in the North of England all of my life, and can honestly say I've nev …
answered Apr 17 '15 by Easy Tiger
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"If so" means "If this is the case" "If yes" literally means "If 'yes'" I might have a good phone signal at the cabin. If so, I'll give you a call when I get there. Is there a better phon …
answered Mar 1 '16 by Easy Tiger