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This tag is for questions which a dictionary cannot answer about the meaning or correctness of a word in a sentence. Give as much context as possible.

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I guess you would be aware with parallelism. Note the following sentences: Incorrect- She visits the stores and spending money. Correct- She visits the stores and spends money. Correct- …
answered Sep 8 '13 by Ramit
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In the OALD definition, there is a sentence: Hardly had she spoken than she regretted it bitterly. But on the same page, there is a line, Note that you usually use when in these sentences, …
asked Feb 10 '14 by Ramit
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OLD has definitions for fixated, fixative, but not fixate. This suggests that fixate is not a normal, modern word that one can use in everyday speech or writing... Is this right? Note: OxfordDicti …
asked Apr 4 '15 by Ramit
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Image but not picture: Reflection in the mirror. Impression in others' eyes. You need to improve your image. Picture but not Image: Drawing. I am drawing a picture. Photograph. …
answered Sep 2 '13 by Ramit
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When Net is slow, I say it's dead.
answered Aug 22 '13 by Ramit
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My friend planned to start morning walk. And for the first day, he planned for 10km. I, impressively, said, "That's gonna be some head start!" And he returned, "Head start over whom?" I first didn't …
asked Mar 9 '15 by Ramit