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accepted Origin of “as all get out” meaning “to the utmost degree”
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answered a word that would mean “a marriage where either of the spouse is of a higher rank or caste”
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comment “Attendant with” vs. “attendant to” vs. “attendant of”
Instead of “risks that are attendant with the operation of the product” I'd write “risks concomitant with operation of the product”. Note, attendant is among synonyms of concomitant.
Dec
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comment Possessives & Compound Construction
Although I disagree with your third paragraph, and regard the second as unclear or misguided, the first seems true.
Dec
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comment Possessives & Compound Construction
Oldbag, I think you've stated the obvious and sidestepped the main issues.
Dec
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comment Possessives & Compound Construction
@EdwinAshworth, your first comment's example seems perfectly clear. It doesn't need rephrasing, although perhaps calls for an explanation of why the man took the dog's pocket watch.
Dec
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answered You do not need to take further action/s. Action or actions?
Dec
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comment A word for “look down on”
The question doesn't say whether the teacher's understanding of the value of her profession is wrong, ie does not provide any evidence to support your answer.
Dec
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comment What is the difference between “submit” and “deposit”?
You may find English Language Learners useful.
Dec
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comment Difference between “to think” and “think”
You may find English Language Learners useful.
Dec
19
comment What's a common phrase that means “To put it simply though not 100% correctly”?
I've never heard of subscripted L's being used in that manner. On the other hand, superscripted L's like L¹ and L² are well-known and widely-used references to p-norms and Lᵖ spaces, with L¹ representing Manhattan measures and L² representing Euclidean measures.
Dec
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comment What is a “plumber's wife”?
@FumbleFingers, perhaps you can give a link to the earlier question if it is relevant.
Dec
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comment What is the word whose meaning is to “oversimplify a complex issue; often incorrectly?”
Also see linked questions What’s a common phrase that means “To put it simply though not 100% correctly”? and A word for “to make something bland and boring”
Dec
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comment Does “last July” refer to July 2013 or July 2014?
Also see links in John Lawler's answer to Meaning of “last/this/next Monday”,