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What is the word that expresses both 'Clock' and 'Watch'?

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The meaning of "seven’s sixteen and a half"

46 votes

Formal way of saying "I'm not going to kiss your a**"

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Why does Obi-Wan use 'were' in "He wanted you to have it when you were old enough"?

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Is it correct to say "his wife ghosted him although they lived in the same house"?

44 votes

Why does "new" go before "huge" in: “New huge Japanese company”?

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Do we say "it is on the news" in both American and British English?

42 votes

"James flicked a peanut at her." — What can "flicked" mean here?

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Why does this sentence use "to writing" instead of "to write"?

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Cut the price "by" or "to" or "in" half?

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Can we say "the pot is leaking" or "the pot leaks" when the pot is empty?

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The neuroscientist says "Baby approved!" What does that mean?

34 votes

"Brace for something" - is the phrase "brace for" usually positive? Or is it neutral in this case?

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I prefer women who cook good food, who speak three languages, and who go mountain hiking - what if it is a woman who only has one of the attributes?

31 votes

When the Gentle Giant song "Black Cat" refers to a cat as "she", does that mean the cat is female?

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Why can't I grammatically repeat the object with the pronoun "it"?

29 votes

What's the difference between "up that street" and "down that street"?

27 votes

What sense does "I approve of this message" make?

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What does 'not known for his XX' mean in this sentence?

26 votes

Shouldn't there be a ('s) in "University of Texas('s) Basketball Coach"?

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When can we say an activity happening in the middle of the night?

24 votes

"What does prevent x from doing y?" OR "What prevents x from doing y?"

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Is 'sarcasm ill becomes' a grammatically correct phrase?

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Is "par for the course" used only for negative situations?

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“A mirror” and “mirror” (without “a”)

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What do you call a 'quick' marriage?

22 votes

Is it correct to change the verb to "being" in "Despite no one was hurt in this incident…"?

22 votes

How to understand "barbershop" in the context of "The Knick"?

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Are "ascend 3000 meters" and "climb to 3000 meters" synonymous?

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Why can we use the article "a" with 'a long history' when 'history' is uncountable?

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