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

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Is there any difference between “which” and “that”?

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The college in 'Electoral College'

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Would it be "went to sleep at one yesterday" or ”...today"?

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Why did he reject my thank you?

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An idiomatic expression for the situation when a punisher in fact punishes himself rather than the one he intended to punish

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"Wow, what a car!" - Is it okay if I say 'Wow, what the car!"

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Canonical Post #2: What is the perfect, and how should I use it?

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What does "it's in the game" mean?

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Assigned to a job I know nothing about it - is there an idiom for that idea?

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Why are 'beef' and 'pork' and 'mutton' used to refer to the meat of cows and pigs and sheep?

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"(Noun) the sh*t out of this" — What nouns work?

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Canonical Post #2: What is the perfect, and how should I use it?

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"How it works?" vs "How does it work?"

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Is it correct English to write "John he is my husband," or, "Mary she went to the store?"

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What's the meaning of "Ordinary shampoos need not apply!" on a shampoo bottle?

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Are there any solid reasons for the "-st", "-nd", "-rd", and "-th" suffixes for numbers?

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What does *dead* mean in *What do you mean, dead?*?

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How to pronounce "friends"?

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Is the particle 'up' redundant in phrases like 'to pick *up* berries'?

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Canonical Post #2: What is the perfect, and how should I use it?

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“file doesn’t exist” or “file doesn’t exists”

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Canonical Post #2: What is the perfect, and how should I use it?

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Is "she don't" sometimes considered correct form?

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Canonical Post #2: What is the perfect, and how should I use it?

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What is the difference between "wait" and "await"?

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A dog followed the man into the store

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is "I'll" correct as a short answer?

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What is the order of events? "I had milk and played computer games."

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