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Is that an incomplete sentence/phrase?

In general, yes, when a past participle complement of "to have" is being repeated, then often we can omit the second instance when it is obvious. For example: I've visited Paris, just as ...
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what is the path of the expression "fall out" to mean have a quarrel

I'm not sure that "to fall out" specifically means there was a quarrel, it much more means that two people try not to spend time together now (for whatever reason). In that sense, it can be ...
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What does this phrase: "The vestal vamp" means in this context?

This is an oxymoron a combination of two words of opposite meaning. Used rhetorically to reveal a paradox. Vestal refers to the Vestal Virgins of Rome, who were chaste and pure beyond suspicion. And ...
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IS the phrase "Gentle Into That Good Night" making a reference to something else in this context?

It is a reference to a well-known poem by Dylan Thomas Do not go gentle into that good night in which he exhorts his elderly father not to accept death willingly. The text is here.
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what does "Upset" means in this headline?

This is a better question than it seems. Several online dictionaries define the idea correctly only for its noun form. E.g., Cambridge: an occasion when someone beats the team or player that was ...
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what is trying to be said by "races up and down the ballot"

The races are the competitions where candidates try to get elected (see race, noun (2), definition 1b here) The ballot is the list of elected positions and the candidates who are competing. A ballot ...
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What is the meaning of "I ever do" in ths context?

I believe she is making a personal and a rather emotional statement. The matter means a lot to her on both professional and personal level. The first part relates to the past in the context of her ...
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