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James K
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Can fluent English speakers distinguish between “steel”, “still”, and “steal”?

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Can "he" and "man" refer to all genders?

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Are the terms "girlfriend" and "boyfriend" limited to some age in the spoken language?

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When do we use "no women" instead of "no woman"?

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coronavirus - Why no 'c' capital? Why is there no space?

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Why can't I contract "it has" sometimes?

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Olive Garden: "The cheese keeps coming 'til you say 'when'"

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What does Trump mean here with "They don’t need more as they are going up for the shot."?

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What does "for a million bucks" mean in "I wouldn't have gone inside for a million bucks"?

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What does "some type of sheep meat" mean

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What does YMCA stand for here?

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Can I say down north as well as down south?

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What word can be used to describe a bug in a movie?

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Using present simple when talking about a past event in spoken English

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Why are there two “is”’s in: Why is yawning is contagious?

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What does the word "truant" mean in this context?

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What does "worry" mean in "The old farmer would stroke his whiskers and worry"?

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"I only have a friend” vs "I only have one friend”

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Is "beyond your comprehension" an offensive phrase?

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100 apples are/is considered as a large number of apples

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What does "She ran up the stairs two at a time." mean?

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verb describing "stomach's singing"

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in/at one fell swoop(=at one time) What's fell here?

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Is "slightly ajar" a tautology?

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Does a code snippet compile? Or does it get compiled?

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"It's them as should be sorry!" grammar

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

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Any difference between these sentences: "Why did you have me born?" and "Why did you give birth to me?"

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"If you see mistakes in my text, say <it> <them> <this> <these> <that> <those> to me please."

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Is it possible to talk with "a staff"?

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