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Barrie England
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What is the official criteria to measure current level of English?

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Difference between "won't" and "will not"

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Intonation difference between restrictive and nonrestrictive relative clauses

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Is it okay to pronounce "ask" as /æks/, swapping the /s/ and /k/?

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Should I use diacritical marks?

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Grammatically right way to answer the phone

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When should I use "there" and "their"?

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Who decides whether something is standard English or not?

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What is the feminine equivalent of "guy"?

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How do we read ‘Charles I’?

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When to use "is" vs. "does" when asking a question?

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Usage and meaning of 'up front'

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Meaning of 'earth'

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How do native speakers say 'the light bulb has stopped working'

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"The opposite of" vs. "opposite to"

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hereinafter/henceforward * refers to?

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Free as in "free speech", not as in "free beer"

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Difference between "per" and "according to"

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Noun used as an adjective in "passenger seat"?

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Is it right to use "throughout" with yesterday or today?

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Two people who are allied or friends, yet are against each other

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"the wife" instead of "my wife", are there any other contexts where a possessive pronoun gets replaced by a definite article?

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"Had a talk to him lately" or "had a talk with him recently"

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What's the word meaning “normal-temperature” water?

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What does "do" mean in "What do I do"?

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Is 'poltroon' omitted after the word 'made'?

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Usage of "could"

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What is the difference between "If" and "When" in a conditional clause?

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Is there a word for immediate future just like "just" for immediate past?

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Could we use "invite" as a noun in some cases

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