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Does the idiom «to cross the pond» exist?

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What's the meaning of "No Agencies Please"?

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You mess up a creme/pudding/etc, and it will have denser chunks in it. What do you call them?

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I get “the” train and “a” bus

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What does "up to" mean in "is first up to launch"?

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Meaning of "helpings of drive"

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What's the meaning of "the cause of common sense"?

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What does a “complete symphony” mean?

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Is "Selfsame" dated?

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"Spare time" or "Spend time"

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"I lied" is this expression often used?

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Use of the verb "to decide"

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The meaning of "heavy-topped and none too sound hocks"

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Is "homeschooling curriculum" an oxymoron?

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How do we express someone does something unconsciously while he/she is asleep?

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Is "check out" naturally used to mean "see"?

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Opposite of "ahead"?

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what does "a bottom line" mean in this context

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"the Pashto language"

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"Look at the pictures" or "Look at these pictures"?

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What does 'gutter' refer to in the phrase 'throw money in the gutter'?

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Why is "ugly" in quotations?

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What is the difference between "being" and "having been"?

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What is the correct way to use 'elder, eldest'? Please tell me the sequence with regard to 5 sisters?

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Are 'bloody', 'bloodied', and 'bleeding' all okay in this context?

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Meaning of “chase up” in this context

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What's the passive form of "he did him dirty"?

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If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail. (Author Fran Lebowitz)

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What does "right out the window" mean?

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What on earth could this metaphor imply?

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