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"a ten years old boy" or "a ten year old boy"
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X year old is a phrase that can be either an adjective, noun or a construct of the verb to be When used as an adjective the correct thing to say is year old. A ten-year-old boy is sitting on the ...

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What does cat' mean in this context?
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It refers to the tractor: The Free Dictionary: 6) cat - a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work The ...

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question with four choices
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After some research I think no one of them can be completely correct. Maybe a certain is a typo because only certain can be the correct answer. No one of the other answers is a synonym of inevitable. ...

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most/most of/ the most of
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Use most to refer to a quantity of an unspecific group. We use most when we are speaking in general and do not have a specific group of people or things in mind: Most students ask questions. ...

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What does "drink like a professional" mean in this context?
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I think you have answered it yourself. It sounds correct to me. I think it means he drinks a lot and shortly after beginning to drink reaches from a good mood (after drinking a little!) to a bad mood (...

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Why are they catcalling for their lovely new member?
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I have never read the book and only watched two parts of the movie by force against my own will but I do not think that cat call has a positive usage: What is a cat call ? The history of theater is ...

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Word for group of noisy people
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I think loud crowd can be a good term for it or a loud room or loud people. Surely as StoneyB said your question doesn't make it clear what you mean of "to describe what happening in other room"

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What does 'fit everything around someone' mean?
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To make everything which is around Matt,comfortable,suitable and according to his taste and desire for him. I guess! Because the context in the link tells us: Lilian is spotted by one of Matt’s ...

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What are synonyms of 'circus' that I can use in this context?
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Or it seems there is a carnival in the corridor!

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What does one refer to?
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Friends you have for a long time are golden, because it's a long special friendship. Silver relationships are new. One refers to new friends.

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"Ought" vs "Should"
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It refers to the purpose of speaker and the kind of sentence or context. Should to and ought to have similarities and differences in usage. Should to: to lay a tentative obligation You ...

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Confusion between is and are
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From BBC Learning English Service (http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv149.shtml): We now need actions rather than words What we now need are actions rather ...

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I'd like to know the difference between "taste" and " style"
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The answer to the shop clerk depends on the mean which you want to convey it: The difference between style and taste is never easy to define, but style tends to be centered on the social, and taste ...

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What do they want to know, when they ask 'what's she like'?
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What's she like? This question usually asks for personality,behavior,temperament and psychological qualities of a person. But when you ask this question: What does she look like? It refers to ...

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Can I "fix" clothes?
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Yes you can! You can fix your clothes or repair them or mend them and can find out it by googling. About a better verb I doubt because people use all three.

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Word/phrase for the 'battle cry' in sports game
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Battle cry from The Free dictionary means: A rallying cry uttered in combat, especially while attacking. A slogan used by the proponents of a cause. I found these: Whoop from The Free ...

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"Misuse" vs. "Abuse"
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People above sent good answers however It was not enough and complete. I searched more and could find that these two words are synonyms of each other in general conversations but should not to use ...

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