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Is the question "Are you sober?" asking for whether one drinks alcohol or only whether one recovered from being addicted to alcohol?

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Does the usage of "gross mistakes" sound rude to native speakers?

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Can we call "a robber" "a thief"?

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can we say "he is lying sideways on the bed"?

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Is it natural to use the phrase "run something by someone" in the sense of passing information on to someone?

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Can “boyfriend” indicate an ex-boyfriend?

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What does it mean by "my days-of-the-week underwear only go to Thursday" in this context?

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What is the meaning of "incandescent"?

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What does "go jarringly with something" mean?

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What does "the field will play" mean?

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What's the meaning of the word "turn" in this context?

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1300 2500 pronunciation

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Is this correct use of "I guess"?

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What's the meaning of "you’re genuinely not coming through here"?

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What does it mean "to channel" somebody?

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Is Germany's new foreign minister using 'coincidence' right? (or is it a German loan translation)

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Is "crashed into a field" correct?

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Can "Rinse off the apple/the apple off" or "Rinse the dirt off" be used as a short form of "Rinse the dirt off the apple"?

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Is it correct to use the word "imperative" to say that something should be the priority?

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What is the meaning of "on the cusp of being under 30"?

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The meaning of "It isn't honest"

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Potentially ambiguous meaning of "take whichever you want"

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Alternate word for "very inaccurate plan"

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Adjective for the noun "scraps" in this context

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How do I interpret "not X any more than Y"?

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just because that’s on your barbecue apron doesn’t make it true

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Can "like that" be the same as "is that so"?

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Commonly used construct to express the meaning of "let yourself to do something"

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“A few hours earlier” VS. From a few hours earlier

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Make a plan / programme for your day