Sergey Zolotarev
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Why do Russian names transliterated into English have unpronounceable 'k's before 'h's (e.g. 'Mikhail' instead of just 'Mihail')?
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What do you call candidates in elections who don't actually have a chance to win and only create an illusion of competition?
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How do I translate 'подъезд' into English?
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A verb for "proceed with difficulty"
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What would you call, for the lack of a better way to put it, "benign nationalism"?
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What do you call pieces of cardboard with political slogans on them?
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Is 'lay lady lay' grammatical?
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When is it specific enough for 'the' to be used (e.g. [potential article] + [noun] + [prep.] + [another noun])?
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What is 'provocateur'? Is it idiomatic?
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When and how should I use articles with names of people?
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How freely can I use numbers as modifiers?
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a mathematician and (a) physicist
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'On the border' v. 'at the border'
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Can I freely use 'here is' instead of 'there is' if I'm in the place where that thing is?
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If you do sth v. If you are to do sth
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What do you call those recurring short videos at the beginning of each TV episode?
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What do you call it when a voter intentionally makes his ballot invalid in protest (by putting crosses in all boxes, for example)?
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What is the difference between 'plot turn' and 'plot twist'?
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'On (the) closest Sunday' or 'on (the) nearest Sunday'
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What is the difference between 'suck', 'suck at', and 'suck on'?
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When should and shouldn't I use articles with acronyms?
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What is the difference between 'plant', 'mill', and 'factory'?
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How are transliterated words pronounced: as they are in the origin language or according to the recipient language's rules?
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What do you call a name that reflects the person's characteristics?
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What does 'last' mean?
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When someone pays for all someone else's expenditures (including food), for example a child, what do you call it?
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'This' v. 'that' when referencing smth just mentioned
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What does 'on the gimp' mean?
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What preposition should I use? "Cartels lead to 20-30% higher prices in/on/at/for... public procurement"
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How do I turn 'a few days' into an adjective or otherwise modify a noun with it?
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