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Why is "He knows to swim" incorrect?

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The slang term for books made of paper

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What is the difference between robbing and stealing?

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Saying for "Bomb proof"

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In the sentence "She says she has no friends," the number of friends is zero, why is "friends" still plural?

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Allow (to) + infinitive, substantive, verb+ -ing

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Can I say "I speak Chinese as well as Spanish"?

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Verb tenses when asking a question

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'I wish to speak WITH a British accent' or 'I wish to speak IN a British accent' - is there a difference?

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Does the construction "should + of + past participle" exist?

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"She dressed like/as an owl." Which is correct?

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What do "blacks" and "missions" refer to in this context about Australia?

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Difference between "I know where I stand" and "I know my place" and their interchangeability

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"too soon" versus "too early"

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Is there a word to describe that somebody changed their mind (like "doch nicht")?

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What do you call a statement that is given as an explanation why someone has won an award?

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Meaning of "water, the weight of which is one-eighth hydrogen"

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What's the meaning of "be broker than the Ten Commandments"?

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What does it mean to "dine off" something?

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What is the difference between “nope” and “no”?

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How to say something like "my company" without sounding like I own the company?

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'Fail to take' interpretation

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What's wrong with "Most people in the country would like to own their house some day."?

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English native speaker vs. Native English speaker

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What is the meaning of "taking in each other's washing"

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When you don't understand a joke right away

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Does "a couple" always mean two?

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"he has piano class" or "he has a piano class"?

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Asking the position of a person in a sequence

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Is the term 'Invalid' applicable for human beings?

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