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174 votes
11 answers
101k views

How should I refer to a friend who is a girl but not a girlfriend?

111 votes
8 answers
151k views

Is there any difference between being ill and sick?

34 votes
4 answers
2k views

How can I negate or confirm a question tersely using negation?

26 votes
5 answers
19k views

How would a native speaker understand "Time flies like an arrow"?

24 votes
5 answers
6k views

Is there a special word for the numbers 11 to 19?

22 votes
5 answers
19k views

Is "indices" or "indexes" the plural of "index"?

21 votes
1 answer
7k views

Is there a single word for "native English speaker"?

19 votes
6 answers
9k views

How many items are actually "a few items"?

17 votes
6 answers
1k views

What is the saying to use when someone has long worked for an accident to happen?

16 votes
2 answers
1k views

Saying for distracting someone with other activity?

16 votes
5 answers
8k views

Is there a general rule how to create feminine words?

15 votes
4 answers
4k views

"Physician's writing" - "to scribble like a chicken with claw"

12 votes
3 answers
378 views

How sophisticated does the word 'occidental' sound for the average native speaker?

11 votes
2 answers
1k views

When to use words "country" and "state" while describing a sovereign political entity?

11 votes
2 answers
4k views

Is it always necessary to repeat the pronoun before each verb?

8 votes
3 answers
272 views

A brief response to salespeople's leading questions?

8 votes
3 answers
3k views

May "garden" be used as a verb?

7 votes
4 answers
14k views

To live in village or on country?

6 votes
2 answers
2k views

What's the saying that those who scream loud aren't the most dangerous ones?

5 votes
3 answers
921 views

A single term for city and town, but not village?

4 votes
3 answers
261 views

What's the shortest phrase to describe Q&A sites like Stack Exchange?

4 votes
3 answers
2k views

What is a canvas tent that is used for emergency/survival called in English?

4 votes
2 answers
553 views

Send someone on a tree

3 votes
1 answer
10k views

Mercury vs. Quicksilver

-1 votes
4 answers
165 views

How would a native speaker understand "district"? [closed]