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Meaning of "In among"

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"People with messy handwriting have brain working faster than their hands" Why no determiner?

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Wiggle vs. jiggle

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What do you call the gesture of mildly hitting someone else with your elbow?

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Is "I was had" standard English?

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How do you say "patio de vecinos" in English?

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A self-deprecating word for really white skin?

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An American equivalent for "to do the dirty on someone"?

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Where is "to do a magical turn" used to describe an illegal U-turn?

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Meaning of "it will not do to risk a fainting fit."

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"there's no risk in X" vs "there's no risk of X" vs "there's no risk to X"?

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"If each of us worked as hard as [we/he/she/they] should" What's the right pronoun?

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Why is "advanced english class" not capitalized in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"?

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What does "It's a bloody steal—go for it, governor!" mean?

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An idiomatic expression for when you miss the line you were reading

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What is "to nick" in "to nick a comment"?

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"Remnants" vs "remains"

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What does "You would / I did / But really" mean?