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Ben Kovitz
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125 votes

How do you say 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 in words?

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Why do people, incorrectly, begin a sentence with the word "But"?

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How do native speakers 'guess' the pronunciation of the letters in a word they see for the first time?

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'Ask away' - what does 'away' mean?

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"When you Frankenstein a team together..." - Is "Frankenstein" a new verb?

44 votes

Is there any difference between "temporary" and "provisional"?

38 votes

Difference between continuous and simple

37 votes

"The books arrived TO you" or "The books arrived AT you"?

36 votes

What is the meaning of Five Thousand and No/100 Dollars in a contract?

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"We missed the bus, which made us late for school" - erroneous use of "which"?

34 votes

What is the soft part of the palm called in English?

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Two consecutive gerunds? -ing -ing?

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"has not sold" vs. "didn't sell"

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“I’m too tired to drive”: Why does removing 'too' make this sentence ungrammatical?

24 votes

How should I understand this line from Pulp Fiction?

24 votes

Is there any difference in pronunciation between the words "fiancé (a male)" and "fiancée (a female)"?

22 votes

'Have dinner by candlelight' - preposition 'By' means 'using'?

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"few and far between" meaning

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What is Latin Grammar?

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You can't spell 'Slaughter' without 'Laughter'

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Articles at the beginning of sentences in scientific writing

18 votes

Spelling a word with two U's in a row out loud

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Usage of apostrophe within the words to distinguish substantives from verbs

17 votes

Should I say "She is in the park" or "She is at the park"?

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Is there a simple and clear way to explain the difference between past simple and present perfect?

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How do I understand a sentence without subject and verb in novels?

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What is the meaning of "you know, be the pie"?

16 votes

Is there a word with the opposite meaning to "except"/"everything but"?

15 votes

A single "of" for a noun and two gerunds?

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Is there always a "the" before a superlative adjective?

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