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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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There's no much difference between the two of them. However, I am on the way implies an established route used by many people whereas I am on my way refers to my particular route.
answered Sep 5 '15 by Lucian Sava
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I know the differences between would and should and their use, in general. Yet, both of them can be used to make a polite request: I would like to meet him…(definition #4) I should like to me …
asked Aug 11 '14 by Lucian Sava
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The word you're looking for is wave. wave: To move or swing as in giving a signal: He waved his hand.
answered Jun 2 '18 by Lucian Sava
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A snap election is described in Wikipedia as: an election called earlier than expected. Further, the article describes the specific procedures relating to the snap election in several countries …
answered Jun 11 '17 by Lucian Sava
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Yes it’s correct to say: The glass has been used because the glass was used some time in the past, is still being used now in the present and certainly may remain used in future. You also may simply …
answered May 27 '14 by Lucian Sava
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In your sentence the noun that the adjective afraid modifies is king which (the noun) is omitted here. Your sentence can be read this way: The king, afraid that the dream should prove true… So …
answered Dec 2 '14 by Lucian Sava
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Your sentence as it is sounds natural to me and means that you need to change eight pieces of clothing in a single day. If you omit “in” then your sentence means that sometime (in an unspecified futu …
answered Jul 28 '14 by Lucian Sava
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Even though in the English Collins Dictionary the first synonym of fee is charge I wouldn’t go so far as to qualify it as a redundancy. To be more specific you may need to include it as an item.
answered Feb 26 '14 by Lucian Sava
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In the article is not talking about the toilet roll that would be virgin. It is the raw material that used to be virgin wood. So I don’t see anything wrong with the use of the virgin wood in the arti …
answered Dec 10 '14 by Lucian Sava
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In your context that is used as a conjunction. According to the American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, definition #4, when used as a conjunction: Used to introduce an elliptical e …
answered Sep 12 '16 by Lucian Sava
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Q: What is the difference if I use "royal" instead? A: There's no difference. As wiktionari tells us, the word regal is a doublet of royal. See its etymology: From Middle English regal, borrowe …
answered Oct 20 '18 by Lucian Sava
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In my language ‘mediu inconjurator’ would be literally translated as ‘surrounding environment’. Even though this term is widely used it is well known as a redundancy. I wonder whether this case is si …
asked Feb 27 '14 by Lucian Sava
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I think your sentence is fine, considering the numerous similar examples rendered here. However, you should use include instead of includes as the verb should agree with the subject, that is, plural …
answered Jan 23 '16 by Lucian Sava
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In my language, the words “actual”, “current” and “present” are somehow time-related, and their meaning is very close with some differences, obviously. Searching in dictionary the meaning of the wo …
asked Apr 16 '14 by Lucian Sava
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On Discovery TV channel the action was happening somewhere in Alaska. I heard the expression that the “aircraft is in a window” which means that it must be inspected before taking off to a particular …
asked Oct 8 '14 by Lucian Sava

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