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comment Tea for the Tillerman
Reading the lyrics in context, we have rewards for the bringer of the rain, the sun itself, and the "tillerman". What goes with the rain and the sun? The tiller of the soil.
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answered “so death swings open on its hinge”
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answered Meaning of “garnish”
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answered Are “disgraceful” and “ungraceful” two different kinds of negations?
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answered what does “the powers that be have to really mean it for the work to matter” mean?
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answered The word for the share of rows that has a value in a certain column
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comment What is the antonym of “luck out”?
I'm with Jim. "Striking out" is trying and failing, whereas "Lucking out" is due to, well... luck.
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answered Verb form of statistics
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answered Is ‘Specialist’ lower in rank than noncommissioned or petty officer in military term?
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answered What is the antonym of “luck out”?
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answered Meaning of incentive
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answered Is the phrase “then too” incorrect?
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answered Adjectives as qualifiers
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answered What effect does the article 'a' have on this fragment?
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comment Is “audience” singular or plural?
Great answer. How ironic that the Brits don't speak proper english! :-p
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comment One word for the type of smile which suggests “I’ve got you! Now you can’t escape!”
There's a smile that says all that? Is there a frown that says, "The truth is, you could actually escape if you wanted to."?
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comment Which pronoun refers to a group such as an orchestra — “they” or “it”?
I might have said, "The members of the orchestra go." but that's not specific. "The members of the orchestra go as well" would be fine, but what's wrong with "..with it"? Where did the members of the orchestra go? "With it. (the orchestra)" The fact is that the orchestra is very much apart from its members. The orchestra is generally permanent and distinct from its members. For example, the orchestra may be contractually bound to appear or paid for promotion or royalty reasons, while its members may not be so bound or so paid. The orchestra is an "it" and the members are "them".
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comment the difference between “really” and “very”
I very much agree with you, in very strong terms. Really.
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