Narasimham
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What is the name of this thing in English?
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You can coin your own. Chain Reaction, Serial Chain Reactors, Chain Impulse Transmitters, Serial Momentons .. or even Domino Chain

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“puked” vs. “vomited”
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" Throws up" is better than "pukes" when referring a baby bringing out milk when unwell.

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What is the difference in meaning between “cost” and “price”?
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"Cost" refers to an expense, a hole in your pocket, or a liability for meeting a business goal for item being referred to. " Price" is objectively viewed money equivalent tagged for goods.

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Idiom request for describing a situation in which people pay attention to their minor problems rather than the fundamental related ones?
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In a meeting when too much time is spent in nitty gritty detail one may impatiently say he is : lost in details

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Should I write "focus" or "focuses" in the following sentence?
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The topic of telepathy is not very suitable for a science class whose focus ought to be on empirical knowledge and established facts. sounds (to me) better..

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Explanation of "in this way"
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I think there is no need to use "in this way" at all. "This" is demonstrative of what has been said or shown at a prior moment or at least inside of the same sentence. Nothing was said about the ...

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what's the part of speech of "nothing but"?
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"but" also replaces "except" in grammar. A preposition. e.g., Visibility was down to zero, there was nothing but fog.

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What is the correct form (using a comparative adjective) of the sentence 'no other planet is so big as Jupiter'?
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No other planet is bigger than Jupiter. The comparision can be between actions, objects or events their form or function, virtues or attributes e.g., No runner faster than Bolt ; No love edifice ...

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What does "meat" mean?
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"Sir, I want to make a suggestion to the authorities". "OK,we shall surely consider if there is some meat in it". Meat here means substance.

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Idiom or phrase for a situation where someone asks for advice from the worst possible person?
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"barking the wrong tree?" That is.. when a question is directed to a person who was assumed to be in the know of what is queried about, and his response turns out disappointingly lacking in the ...

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