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Using "When my children were young" would be accurate in your case I believe. I might be wrong, but pretty sure about the use of 'were'. The word 'Children' is the plural of 'child'.


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A divorce is an official dissolution of marriage - once you get it, in the eyes of the law you are no longer married to your ex-spouse. A separation is a broader concept of living apart from your spouse. What this entails depends on the local law - some places consider you separated just based on the fact that you do not live together, others require the ...


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They are partial synonyms, with divorce sounding more final. I don't know what they might mean when put together as a phrase.


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No. eligible is an adjective, and while it is occasionally used as a noun ("the eligible") it is rare. In particular the construction "the number of eligible" is extremely rare. The construction here is that eligible is an adjective which follows its noun ("number"). I'm not exactly sure why this is grammatical in this case (...


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The complete sentence is actually actually It’s an expected move that comes as states have broadened access on their own and expands the number [that are] eligible by tens of millions It is permissible to omit that are from this sentence using whiz-deletion.


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I am all but certain that this is not meant to be read as a single sentence, but rather as a title and then a sub-title: The Platonic Ideal of Mac and Cheese Eric Kim's new recipe, inspired by stouffer's [sic], delivers the same molten creaminess. The first line is the headline or title of the review, and the next line is a very brief synopsis of the ...


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The two expressions are used in different contexts and each takes a different preposition. Thus, we say to make an impression on sb which means to cause someone to notice and admire you: He made quite an impression on the girls at the tennis club. (Cambridge) So in this case the subject is the object of the impression/admiration. Then, we say: to form ...


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Worse is used in the comparison. You would be comparing something to another thing. whereas, Worst is a finalizing statement.


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The phrase is get/have one's own way. The author modifies it by adding rather too much. Rather qualifies too much and means to a certain or significant extent or degree. It might have been used to soften too much (to make it less assertive). One might parse it as follows: the power of having rather too much her own way the power of having [rather too much] ...


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The word "mutual" refers to something that is in some way shared between two or more parties. But it does not need to be the exact same thing for both or all parties. For example: A bee and a flower are said to have a mutual dependence. The bee feeds on the nectar of the flower, and spreads the pollen so that the plant can reproduce. Each gets ...


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Let me try to give you what I think or perceive as the right, easy to understand definition in pure lay man's terms, without using the words Reciprocate or Mutual to show differences. In actuality, though, they are synonyms with same, if not implied meanings. reciprocate : Always provokes or leads to a reaction. Good or bad. Kinda Tit for Tat attitude. You ...


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You could use “traceable,” but “able to be located” may still be clearer; I don’t think the three words you offered are commonly used here at all.


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