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A footballer who doesn't pass the ball

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Parse "go all shaky on me"

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Ambiguity of 'Blank Paper', 'Blank Lined Paper', and 'Lined Paper which is not blank'

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What is the plural of octopus?

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What is the difference between "job" and "job opportunity"?

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Does "I'm positive" mean "I agree with you"?

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Can wee bonnie lass be used for a 2-year-old girl?

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Does "strike to the marrow" exist in English?

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

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What do you call a subcategory of a subcategory

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Ground floor equals First floor in this context?

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What's the meaning of "and then only"?

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How would different verbal emphasis in spoken English change the meaning of these sentences?

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What does "You tell him!" mean?

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What are the differences between the pronunciation of "bidet" in American and British English?

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How do I pronounce 3/4 and 3/5?

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What's the meaning of "nods" here?

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What would you call the paper you work out your math on?

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“is” vs “it’s” after conjunctions

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Can I use "whether" instead of "if" in this sentence?

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Meaning of "such" in 'such is the son' (Homer's Odyssey)

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What does "educated at university" mean, exactly?

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Meaning of "in closer"

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...the ones that stay... Is "that" correct?

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"Turn in" vs. "Hand in"

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Reducing the adverbial particle and the NP1 and "to be"

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"leaning up against the wall" vs "leaning against the wall"

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What's the difference between "any + [singular noun]" vs. "any + [plural noun]"?

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Why do my "How to" questions often get renamed to "How do I"?

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There she is, there he is, there you are, and there it is