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rjpond
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69 votes

Which is correct, and why? "My friend hasn't / hadn't been in church in two weeks"

62 votes
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Syntactical problem? Musk's tweet "I Am Become Meme, Destroyer Of Shorts"

50 votes

What does "dick" mean in this context?

49 votes

Is calling a woman "madam" offensive?

45 votes

Is there a formal word or expression for "snail mail"?

41 votes
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“in US English” vs "in the US English"

39 votes
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Use of 'are' or 'is' for a named non-binary person

38 votes
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"I immediately got her with child"?

35 votes
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What's the natural way to express raising to the power of 2 (e.g.5²) and higher exponents (5³ and , 5⁴)?

28 votes

If I found two $5 bills on the ground, would it be acceptable to say "$10 are on the ground"?

28 votes
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Should I say "sent by post" or "sent by a post"?

26 votes

Is it correct to say "I am scoring my girlfriend/my boss" when your girlfriend/boss acknowledge good things you are doing for them?

25 votes

What would you call, for the lack of a better way to put it, "benign nationalism"?

25 votes

Who does "his" refer to?

25 votes
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What's the difference among "extinguish fire", "fight the fire" and "put out fire"

25 votes
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What is 'provocateur'? Is it idiomatic?

21 votes

Is ‘I want to meet your enemy’ ambiguous?

20 votes
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Why is the t in "often" silent?

19 votes
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"must" vs "shall" - are they the same, or is one a softened version of the other?

18 votes

Why sister [nouns] and not brother [nouns]?

18 votes
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In the expression "There's got to be some" what does the 's stand for?

16 votes

Plurality in "A second set of motors [is/are] attached there"?

16 votes

What is the definition of the word "taps" in "The dystopian Netflix hit taps South Korea’s worries..."?

14 votes

Why is "iron" pronounced "EYE-URN" but not "EYE-RUN"?

13 votes

Should I use not-British word meanings in the FCE?

12 votes
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How do you pronounce FAQs?

12 votes
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Is the begining of the sentence with the zero article correct?

12 votes

"He asked me to use my bathroom."

11 votes

Department of education vs department for education

11 votes

"Backyard" vs "Front yard" - same but different

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