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Jon Story
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23 votes

Is it standard to add "please" after a question?

11 votes
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Why does one say, "broke up"

7 votes
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To surprise a younger generation - or the younger generation - will be more difficult each year

6 votes
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You MADE/HAD/GOT me check the dictionary

6 votes
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How strong is the tone of like or dislike in the phrase "not too fond of"?

5 votes

What's the difference between "finish" and "finish up" and "finish off"?

5 votes
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Movie quotes: Not my diagnosis!

5 votes

May I use 'kid boy' the way we use 'baby boy'?

5 votes

Meaning of "life as we know it"

5 votes

When I was in trouble he borrowed me money. When I was in trouble he lent me money

5 votes
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Understanding "How iPods dish out media to go."

5 votes
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"All" vs. "All the"

4 votes

What does "the jury is out on that one" mean?

4 votes
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Double Inverted commas

4 votes
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How to use "For as long as I can remember"

4 votes
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Which article to use: 'a' or 'the?

4 votes

What does "to be painted shut" mean?

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Meaning of "What did he do that had not always been done?"

3 votes

The sense of movement in ( back out )

3 votes
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Doubled, Tripled negative counterparts

3 votes

off ( in "not at work " sense )

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When speaking of potential danger, is "potential source of risk" redundant?

3 votes

My wife will be angry, unless I'm home by 7.00

3 votes

Call me a taxi ~ Okay, I'll call you a taxi!

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Standing in "fries" of me?

2 votes

grammar difference between "to make dry dishes" vs "to make the dishes dry"

2 votes

"Spool up an instance" speaking about computers

2 votes

The use of: "Wanted" vs "Would Want" in sentences

2 votes

'If my beads are parted, come right in.'

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to put something down