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This tag is for questions seeking a word that fits a meaning. Please demonstrate why you expect the word to exist in English. For example you could tell us a word that means the same in another language. Please use a bilingual dictionary and include the result of your research. Please include a sample sentence demonstrating how the word would be used. If you actually seek a phrase, or don't care, see the "phrase-request" tag.

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Suppose you want to say to your employer or a recruiter that you always do your best. Is there any term to say that means you do not try less than you can? In other words, how to fill the blank in the …
asked Apr 1 '16 by mohsen kamrani
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I want to say the designers of a system have considered(*) two goals for it, and I want to mention the goals in a passive way, as shown in the following sentence: Two goals are ..... for this system, …
asked Mar 29 '16 by mohsen kamrani
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Well, this time this question is quite hard for me to ask. The title is rather self-explanatory, and I just bring an example up. Why do you always [...] (your ear) when someone tells you the truth …
asked Jan 9 '15 by mohsen kamrani
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I want to say that something makes something unnecessary. I mean you no longer need to do it. For example if students be allowed to eat in the class they won't need to leave the class so as to eat. I …
asked Dec 15 '14 by mohsen kamrani
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Look I want to ask about a verb that hardly I can describe, so maybe an expert could edit this post or I'll do it after some feedback. What is the correct verb that when I'm describing a topic (say A …
asked Mar 17 '14 by mohsen kamrani
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I want to say the following sentence, but I'm not sure about the correct preposition to put in the highlighted blank. I can bring my e-books with me on my cell phone which is not possible [...] p …
asked Jan 13 '15 by mohsen kamrani
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If you're at the school age ( that doesn't seem so ;) ), I think the word "tattletale" would be the most proper word, However as an adult, I think the word that best fits your descriptions is "big-mou …
answered Aug 22 '14 by mohsen kamrani
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Suppose a kid is playing football inside the house and you want to ask him to kick the ball with less power. Which adverb can be used here? e.g. John, kick the ball .... ! more calmly more weakly mor …
asked Mar 23 '16 by mohsen kamrani
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Once again, I'm stuck in a situation where I want to say a material is more suitable for a part of the society, a group of people, readers, and so forth; however, this time, I want to solve the proble …
asked Dec 26 '14 by mohsen kamrani
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Time and time again, I've faced situations in which I have to talk about being on time, avoid delay and suchlike. Well, there are many useful verbs which you can use to express your thoughts, however …
asked Dec 21 '14 by mohsen kamrani
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Has the word "type" been used correctly in the following sentence? (I'm suspicious about it, because in the Longman dictionary it is stated that "be sb's type: to be the kind of person someone is sexu …
asked Dec 12 '14 by mohsen kamrani