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If I am to be the judge, I would say that it's both a concatenation and an abbreviation. full form: application software concatenation: applicationsoftware abbreviation: apps. abbreviation: apps There is a term called "contraction" that's used when the middle part of a single word is dropped. But unless you consider the space to be a character ...


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The sentence isn't nonsensical, it's just bad writing. The writer feels that transition is like walking a path beset by dangers / obstacles on either side. The word "negotiate" usually is used when two parties need to come to an agreement about something. The word can also be used in the sense, "negotiate your way through a dangerous situation, group of ...


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Actually, it makes a certain amount of sense, if you assume some context. It appears to be predicated on the belief that "sacrifice" and "opportunity" are two poles of a continuum, where "sacrifice" is allowing oneself to be swept along by circumstances, while "opportunity" is recognizing (and reacting to) the possibilities that circumstances may offer for ...


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The experience of transition requires negotiation between sacrifice and opportunity. Firstly the sentence is clearly grammatical, The experience ... requires ... negotiation. Let's see if that shorter version can make sense. Can a specified experience require something? require 1 a : to claim or ask for by right and authority b ...


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Well the other answer is still correct, this doesn't work as a sentence. My suggestion would be: The experience of transition is the negotiation between familiarity and change.


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...Spelling-pronounciation, the tendency to allow or encourage the way a word is spelt to influence the way it is spoken, must be as old as the first attempts to commit speech-sounds to paper. In English at least it is traceably very old." From Kingsley Amis's The King's English. (The section goes on for several pages. Tell me if you want some ...


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Spelling pronunciation. Obviously, the words most susceptible to spelling-pronunciations are rare words that people see more often than they hear, or foreign terms that have sounds that don't exist in English.


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The word "ze" has been proposed as a gender-neutral replacement for "he" and "she". It actually has developed some currency with young people, although it's not widely known or used in wider society.


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This is a song that is supposed to represent human weakness and strength. So you're looking for a pronoun to suggest a common humanity; the weakness and strength that we all share? Then we would seem to fit the bill (it's already been suggested by others). It will also fit the scansion of your lines.


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There are a few ways to do this in English -- one, you, they (as already pointed out), someone, a body (as already pointed out), we, a guy, a person, an individual. That was for your general information. For your lyrics, I support the I or You as already suggested, to fit the rhythm.


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Would a "soul" work? eg: There's only so much a soul can take... This sounds poetical to me, so I've likely seen it used that way -although nothing springs to mind at the moment.



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