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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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Consider these two expressions Do you have anything to eat? Have you had anything to eat? In the first expression I am definitely asking someone if he has something to eat. But in the secon …
asked May 19 '13 by Dude
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I want a word or an expression which means not standing by or sticking with one's promise, in the context of this expression: First he promised me something but later he refused it; he should try …
asked Feb 11 '13 by Dude
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Consider these expressions: The moment you walk out of the building, you will see various cabs parked outside. The moment you get out of the building, you will see various cabs parked outside …
asked Feb 19 '13 by Dude
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Consider these two expressions: Once I am done with my assignment, I will go through the Calculus book. Once I am done with my assignment, I will read the Calculus book. Is there any differ …
asked Sep 14 '13 by Dude
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My dictionary says that to come along means "to progress or to shape up." For example: How is that project coming along? I would like to know, is "to happen or to arise" a valid meaning as well? …
asked Feb 11 '13 by Dude
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I often hear people say I am taking GRE or I took the online test of Kaplan. What I would like to know is that, is 'take' right here if i use it in the context of practice exercise in a Math boo …
asked Aug 9 '13 by Dude
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I want to use a word/phrase to mean separated/distant in the context of time, Can I use phrase 'spaced out' in this context? Surprise quizzes have been spaced out lately, just 2 in 5 weeks. or …
asked Oct 17 '13 by Dude
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I often use the expression Where do you sit on the second floor? Where does the clerk sit here in this building? Obviously I use the verb sit to mean location? What is your location at …
asked Sep 12 '13 by Dude
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Consider this expression Dude, have you seen that song? It is insane. Obviously saying 'heard' in place of 'seen' make more sense, but over here what I want to ask is Have you heard about the so …
asked Mar 10 '13 by Dude
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Let's say I am looking for X, and I ask my friend for it. He says pointing at the cupboard It is at the shelf down below in the cupboard. It is at the bottom shelf in the cupboard. Do down …
asked Apr 7 '13 by Dude
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Consider this sentence. When I first moved here, there were not many pubs and because of that weekends would be boring. Is the use of "first moved here" correct? It indicates that I have moved t …
asked Feb 16 '13 by Dude
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Often parking spots have straight lines between which you have to park your car, parallel to the line. However, let's say, I see a car a parked diagonally between the two lines. How would I descr …
asked Oct 26 '15 by Dude
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Is that store open today? I don't know, you should call X to find out. Is the expression to find out correct? What similar expression can I use in place of to find out?
asked Feb 20 '13 by Dude
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I was looking at the meaning of call, one meaning says (transitive) If you call somebody somewhere, you ask or tell them to come there. One sample usage is My boss called me to his office a …
asked Sep 13 '13 by Dude
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Consider these expressions: Don't place the suitcase vertically, it will mess up all of the clothes inside. Keep it horizontally on the floor. I keep the books vertically in my shelf unlike …
asked Apr 29 '13 by Dude

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