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Colin Fine
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“GOD is real, unless declared integer.”

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Can I use "You can" rather than "Could you" in restaurants?

70 votes

Should I say "She is in the park" or "She is at the park"?

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Follow me, and your urologist will be buying himself a new yacht

62 votes

Is an "are" omitted in this sentence

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Why should "rip a man apart like a rag doll" be read "... like [it can rip apart] a rag doll" instead of "... like a rag doll [can rip apart a man]"?

55 votes
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Next month, I _______ John for 20 years

53 votes
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Is it correct to say you are talking “to Skype”?

51 votes
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Is 'much funny' a correct English expression? If it's not, then how can we replace it?

48 votes
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What is the difference between "run over" and "run under" in the context of car accident?

46 votes
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Why has "pence" been used in this sentence, not "pences"?

46 votes

Is "molten" the past participle of "melt"?

45 votes

What does the expression "go to the vet's" mean?

43 votes

"She need not worry" or "she needs to not worry"?

43 votes
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Is "says you" grammatically correct?

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What's the meaning of "to doctor the books"?

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Does one call "regular" men "Sir" in the UK?

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Meaning of "shrift"

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the doubled "to" after "get used"

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When can we skip 'if'?

33 votes
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"We don't install..." or "We didn't install..."?

33 votes

The college in 'Electoral College'

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Meaning of the word "bromide" in "an additional charge for special presentations (e.g. bromides)"

31 votes

The meaning of "I’m very cheap"?

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Do I need to say “o’clock”?

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Is the rule of when to add the articles: (a, the, no article) before a noun, too flexible in English?

30 votes

"Too expensive for me to afford it" why ungrammatical?

28 votes
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What is the difference between 'truth' and 'sincerity'

27 votes

"As knows all the tiptop young fellas?"— Is it correct?

26 votes

Are patients and patience homophones?

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