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"Folding in" means incorporating the change. It is used when the speaker wants the idea integrated into the existing product, rather than simply being tacked on. There are many potential etymologies, but the one which makes the most sense t me is one from cooking. When making a dessert such as a mousse, you often rely on beaten egg whites to provide the ...


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I happen to like Repairman's Syndrome, where the presence of someone in the know makes the thing work.


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These are mainly stylistic choices but I believe this reads smoother without changing your intended message. "I possess strong analytical and investigative skills as demonstrated by my success investigating improper market trading and analysing client compliance with FCA regulations."


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'From soup to nuts' in reference books Christine Ammer, The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms (1997) has this entry for "from soup to nuts": from soup to nuts Also from A to Z or start to finish or stem to stern. From beginning to end, throughout, [examples omitted]. The first expression, with its analogy to the first and lasy courses of a meal, ...


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"Mechanic's effect" is the only term I've ever for the behavior you describe. Oddly enough, a quick search didn't find any hits other one over at "what's the word".



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