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This tag is for questions which a dictionary cannot answer about what a word means. If the question is about the meaning of a word that can't be understood outside its phrase or sentence, the "meaning-in-context" tag should be also used; for the meaning of a phrase, use the "phrase-meaning" tag instead.

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I don't think the two words, margin and difference can go together so as to describe or modify each other. According to definition #5 of margin from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Langua …
answered May 23 '15 by Lucian Sava
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moment on lithography stones) should be deferred for a short term. Edit: The word with here conveys the meaning that I had instead thought together with M. Reimer, that is sharing M. Reimer’s opinion. …
answered May 21 '14 by Lucian Sava
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For the word trade it should apply the definition #6 from the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: An occupation, especially one requiring skilled labor; craft. Good read about …
answered Sep 12 '15 by Lucian Sava
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The perception is that somebody would try to undermine Russia as a country that opposes the United States, and then we will need to defend ourselves by military means," he explained. The word per …
answered Jul 2 '15 by Lucian Sava
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That means the parachute that brakes the plane failed to do its job.
answered Jul 7 '15 by Lucian Sava
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I can understand everything from this article except one single word that causes me trouble in getting the complete meaning of the following sentence: The dietary swaps appeared to cause …
asked Apr 30 '15 by Lucian Sava
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Dying to self is related to religion and expresses the essence of Christian life and is part of being born again. The old self dies and the new self comes. It is symbolistically expressed by baptism. …
answered Apr 25 '15 by Lucian Sava
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A mountain mass, also known as massif is an irregular grouping of mountains, which lacks the broad linear sweep of a range or chain.
answered May 14 '14 by Lucian Sava
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As a matter of fact, in your example it is the intransitive use of the verb steal, see the definition #2, American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: To move, happen, or elapse stealt …
answered May 6 '15 by Lucian Sava
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According to Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms, on somebody's case is an idiom and means: telling someone what to do or criticizing what they do So, the meaning is: She always criticized me about every little thing. …
answered Apr 23 '15 by Lucian Sava
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Apart from the Bob Dylan's song where many people have tried to interpret its meaning, as I have seen on the Internet, I would like to know if the phrase in question is common in current English and … what is its meaning. Before searching on the Internet, I thought I knew it but finding nothing palpable I began to have doubts. I imagined that the phrase means futile, în vain, pointless or to no …
asked Jan 27 '16 by Lucian Sava
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According to the Free Dictionary to have an easy time on it is an idiom and means: to have an experience with something that is less difficult or severe than others have experienced. So in the …
answered Feb 6 '15 by Lucian Sava
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According to The Free Dictionary, it is an idiom and means: verb To take action to become well-organized, prepared, or in a better state of life. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used be …
answered Jun 19 by Lucian Sava
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Let’s examine each example one at the time: a) …he didn’t leave It is simple past, that is an action started and completed somewhere in the past; as we can see that’s the way the negation is mad …
answered Jan 14 '15 by Lucian Sava
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Both options can be used, see publish and release dictionary definitions. Even though the word publish might just have become too old-fashioned for nowadays consumers and the use of the word release …
answered Apr 14 '15 by Lucian Sava

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