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62 votes

Is the word "ball" omitted in "<football player> hit the post"?

56 votes

Is this food a bread or a loaf?

51 votes
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What's the hidden joke/meaning behind "Don't drink and park - accidents cause people"?

48 votes
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the joke in muppet sketch: the comedian's a bear

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"Let's hear it for these ..." Why use "hear" rather than "listen", does that mean the audience do not need to pay much attention?

40 votes

Can "he" and "man" refer to all genders?

39 votes

meaning of "at work"

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"the US." or "the US"

37 votes
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Why does this BBC presenter say "put pay", whereas dictionaries say "put paid"?

36 votes
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Is the sentence "pay some in cash" understandable?

36 votes

How to pronounce the slash sign

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"They had to move the interview to the new year." What does "the new year" mean here?

34 votes

Difference between "They left him for dead." and "They left him for death."

33 votes

Does the word "man" mean "a male friend"?

33 votes

Why is there no definite article in "The first rule of fight club" before the last noun?

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Why is there no article after "no" in "I have no car"

31 votes

Is it ok to say "When we would go to a restaurant ......." instead of "When we went to a restaurant, ....."?

30 votes

I will grab a taxi back. vs. I will grab back a taxi

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"Literally" Vs "In the true sense of the word"

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Is "molten" the past participle of "melt"?

29 votes

I __________ you to see a doctor. "would take" or "am taking"?

29 votes

Agnostic vs Atheist

29 votes

Is the sentence "I'm strange to this neighbourhood" correct?

28 votes

Do we say "cold" to refer to any illness that makes you cough, have a runny nose, a fever etc such as a cold, flu, Covid etc?

27 votes
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Would you ever say "eat pig" instead of "eat pork"?

27 votes

Why "stepped off the train" instead of "stepped off a train"?

27 votes
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What is the common term to express the barrier of a balcony?

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Is "the Fed sells government bonds" ambiguous?

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What is the person who guards a parking area called?

25 votes

Can "marriage" be used as a verb?

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