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This tag is for questions about choosing different or alternative words or phrases.

This tag is for questions that ask for different or alternative words or phrases. Questions may ask which of several suggested alternatives is appropriate, or – if adequate explanation is given – may ask for an alternate wording for a given phrase.

Note, use the differences tag to ask about differences among words.

Note, this tag is not about how to express alternatives like “if/when” or “either/or”.

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