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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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According to The Free Dictionary, in this context applies definition #5: otherwise, adj: 5. of a different kind. Consequently, your example sentence would be: You have your own particular, …
modified Jul 22 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 …
modified Jun 19 by Lucian Sava
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Close a/the deal is an idiom. According to The Free Dictionary, it means: To reach an agreement with another party, thus concluding negotiations. We need to move in a month, so how quickly can y …
modified Feb 23 by Lucian Sava
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This line is from The last ship movie where the president of the United States of America issues a video message to the remaining population, trying to put an end to the rumors that have spread out ag …
modified May 2 '17 by J.R.
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1.He deserves to die. 2.He deserved to die. Both sentences are grammatical but are used in different contexts. #1 reveals one's opinion with respect to a person's fate, that is to happen so …
modified Apr 20 '17 by Lucian Sava
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Have to is not a modal verb, it is not even an auxiliary verb. In the have to structure have is a main verb: Examples: Declarative sentence: I [do] have to go Questions: Do I have to go? …
modified Mar 28 '17 by Community
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According to grammarist: on board usually means the same as aboard, and aboard would usually work in its place. Aboard would not make sense as a replacement for onboard. This said, on board is …
modified Mar 13 '17 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 …
modified Jan 27 '16 by Peter
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two you's like this: You lied to me, and cheated on me, and offended me. does it affect in any way the meaning? What about the commas, needed or not? …
modified Jan 23 '16 by Mark Hubbard
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Please explain the title of the following image: I know that tuck away is an idiom and may have a literal or figurative meaning. I also understand that according to The Free Dictionary … , definition #16 nip may be: 16. (Medicine) plastic surgery performed for cosmetic reasons. Despite all the above mentioned I cannot realize the meaning of the whole sentence. Do I have to consider the …
modified Jan 13 '16 by Peter
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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 …
modified Sep 12 '15 by Lucian Sava
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When it comes to prepositions I always have a hard time getting the precise meaning in context, but I also have great expectations from you to puzzle out my confusion. We all know what a car's …
modified Aug 4 '15 by Community
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That means the parachute that brakes the plane failed to do its job.
modified Jul 7 '15 by Lucian Sava
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No, you shouldn’t stick to only that definition. The word pass means that you can go past or across many things including the Entry Level Writing Requirement. Nevertheless your replacement with satis …
modified Jul 7 '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 …
modified Jul 2 '15 by Lucian Sava

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