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Your last question first: no, save in this sense is not archaic. It’s not as common as except, but it occurs in natural speech, especially as part of the phrase save for. As to why save (for) means ‘except (for)’, that is a relatively long story. Originally, in mediaeval French, sauf/salf (masculine) and sauve/salve (feminine) were used as adjectives ...


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The most correct and broadly acceptable way of phrasing this would be to add the infinitive to be: Tommy doesn't need to be shouted at, he does as he is told. The first version from your question is acceptable in colloquial speech, but the use of the phrasal verb "shouted at" in this way is slightly unusual and may be judged ungrammatical by some ...


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"She boarded the train, [entering] at his compartment."


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I think that there is a difference in logical implication between the two wordings, which I would put as follows: Will login not before 12 pm can be taken as assurance that the person sending the note will assuredly log in though not before 12 pm at the earliest. Will not login before 12 pm can be taken to mean that the person sending the note ...


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You haven't given us quite enough context to be sure, but I will give you the most likely answer. Just can be applied to an adjective or adverb to show that the bare minimum requirements to merit the description are satisfied. So just inside the front door means in the room behind the door but so close to the door that it would probably be ...



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