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The way in which English is spoken, either formally or informally. As opposed to written usage.

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Your two sentences are interchangeable and have the same meaning. When an absolute reference to times given, usually "o'clock" is assumed. We had lunch at 1:00. we had lunch t 1 o'clock. H …
answered May 8 '17 by Peter
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We are not allowed pets in the flat. We are not allowed to keep pets in the flat. We are not allowed to have pets in the flat. These sentences are correct and have the same meaning to express …
answered Mar 6 '16 by Peter
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The exampled usage of me in your sentences occurs in some regional English (the country) areas where me = my and can be interchangeable. For example, in Cockney (East London) rhyming slang C …
answered Apr 24 '17 by Peter
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Your usage of adding "or good health" to the Stone's lyrics sounds too bulky. To reference the song I can't get no is sufficient, so I can't get no good health would be a simplified and m …
answered Feb 16 by Peter
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Your sentence is understandable, but thinking like an English student, maybe The teacher gave us conversation starters so we can mingle with the other students we don't know but with whom we are g …
answered Dec 19 '16 by Peter
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You may be thinking of congregational prayer Where a single prayer is said for the entire gathering of people.
answered Dec 31 '16 by Peter
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A native might likely say No autographs. or I don't do autographs. or I'm not giving you my autograph! though I've never been asked for my autograph.
answered Apr 25 by Peter
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In order to count your days remaining Monday - your current day Tuesday - 1 more day Wednesday - 2 more days However, the game is available for 3 days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, the differ …
answered Jan 25 '17 by Peter
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For your examples, usually a pledge is spoken, where as an anthem is sung. Back in the day, at the beginning of very school day, the teacher might say We will now recite the Pledge …
answered Jun 14 '17 by Peter
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The expression something is the new something else is a way of expressing a changeover when talking about a common property or characteristic of the two somethings. grey is the new black …
answered Jan 23 '16 by Peter
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You can use both, but it depends when the time setting is They finally get their way. would be said just after they get approval They finally got their way. is for any time in the past. …
answered Mar 4 '18 by Peter
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You can use either, both mean there was a "possibility" that you missed it I may have missed that information (when they said it). I might have missed that information (when they said it).
answered Jan 13 '17 by Peter
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What you re trying to get is an order of onion rings Can I get a cheeseburger and onion rings? Can I get a cheeseburger and (an order of) onion rings? for more onion rings Can I get a …
answered Oct 7 '18 by Peter
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It wasn't important where they are from is the correct form where are they from is the form for a question.
answered Feb 19 '17 by Peter
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Your sentence The kindest people alive but can freeze hell over with a glance is describing a group of people as having a warm and generous nature The kindest (possible) people alive but …
answered Jan 25 '16 by Peter

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