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efficacy or effect In reading I've come across a word 'efficacy' for the result that an edible brings to your body. Peanut has hot efficacy. In this case efficacy would be the wrong word to use …
answered Aug 2 by Brad
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Looting fits perfectly. It happens during a violent event but does not necessarily involve violence. looting noun; Cambridge English Dictionary the activity of stealing from shops during a violen …
answered Aug 22 by Brad
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To be honest it does not really make any sense. It is a very complicated way to say something and the idiom is used incorrectly. The use of far behind is not needed. Your basic idea to use the arrival …
answered Aug 22 by Brad
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"Where will 2A stop?" is correct and sounds best. "Which platform will the train come on?" is not correct (or I hope not as your mom may be injured). Passengers are on the platform, not trains. "Whic …
answered Jul 27 by Brad
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Squeeze the orange for some juice. Squeeze some juice out of the orange. Both are correct sentences, although I personally would use Squeeze the orange to get some juice. However For does also …
answered Sep 6 by Brad
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You should use the book as it is a specific book and not any old book. the definite article (PARTICULAR) used before a noun to refer to a particular thing because it is clear which thing is intend …
answered Jul 29 by Brad
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What does “in official capacity” mean? It is someone who is an officer (a person who has a position of authority) in an organisation, a member of the Military who is in a position of authority or a p …
answered Jul 31 by Brad
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I think we are missing the point some what, and the Professor, as expected, is correct. It is a 4 point scale Hot... warm... cool... cold However when cooling or warming we can only say (use) 3 po …
answered Aug 26 by Brad
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How to choose between "variability of something" and "variability in something"? Both In and Of are prepositions therefore depending on the noun following "variability in or of may be used. varia …
answered Jul 31 by Brad
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condiment refers to a substance, such as salt, that you add to food to improve its taste and includes such things as peppers, herbs and spices. I am not too sure if anyone would count Mayonnaise as a …
answered Jul 27 by Brad
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Quora is a name and should be used with a capital. I cannot see any idiom in this sentence. Another in this case means additional, link is a noun and "Quora" is a name
answered Jul 29 by Brad
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Ref: Cambridge gone verb UK ​ /ɡɒn/ US ​ /ɡɑːn/ ​past participle of go gone been verb UK ​ /biːn/ /bɪn/ US ​ /biːn/ /bɪn/ used as the past participle of "go" when the action referred to is finis …
answered Jul 27 by Brad
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As I see, there is a no overlap between these words as they are very different. Mastery is a noun and Dominate is a verb. After taking a simplistic view of the dictionary definitions, You are trying t …
answered Jul 27 by Brad
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The question was "What would you call all these people? "Clumsy" or "awkward"?" For the following reasons I would not call the people clumsy or awkward, although I would say the situations the …
answered Jul 27 by Brad
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The term you are looking for is Specifically defined This term can be found used in numerous articles on the internet. My vote for the canonical name is ATA Boy.
answered Aug 25 by Brad

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