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What does "cough gas nightmare" mean?

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How to describe "burst into laughter and spit out water" in more idiomatic English?

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Is there a word, phrase, or expression that refers to a dying person by directly describing a physical state (e.g., weak breath)?

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Why is Joey's line "I'm surprised you didn't go home wearing it" funny in the context?

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What's the meaning of "Ginny-come-lately" and how is it related with the idiom "Johnny-come-lately"?

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Is "vernacular" or "jargon" suitable to describe the special words that a particular group of people use in their industry?

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What's the meaning of "riggin'" in this sentence?

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What's the meaning of "I" in "All those in favor say I" in this Friends episode?

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Is the word "access" pronounced differently as verb and noun?

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Is "the face that launched a thousand ships" often used parodied or can I use it in a sincere/earnest way?

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Does it sound werid to native speakers if the learners use formal words in casual/everyday speech?

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Is there a difference between "X itself" and "X proper"?

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What is the antonym of "silent" when we say "the letter b in lamb is silent"?