Annarita Tranfici

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bio website audero.it
location Italy
age 26
visits member for 2 years, 6 months
seen Nov 10 '11 at 21:09

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awarded  Yearling
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10
answered What is the meaning of “If the way Thou choosest, Lead to pain and loss”?
Nov
10
answered Origins of the phrase “How killing!”
Oct
12
answered What is the service that hotels offer called?
Oct
12
comment What does the noun “lucker” mean?
@brilliant I read it in the same way. ;)
Oct
12
answered Is “Here's wishing xxxx” proper?
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12
comment “A variety of X is” vs. “a variety of X are”
You're right, and I found a more clear explanation for this particular case: When the word number itself is the subject it is a safe rule to treat it as singular when it has a definite article and as plural when it has an indefinite. So: "The number of people present was large", but "A large number of people were present".
Oct
12
comment What does the noun “lucker” mean?
I suppose that this is a term used to refer to a person who is really lucky, for example in a contest, in a raffle, in a game and wins a prize even if he/she has no great abilities. I have found an example: A: hey I won a ipod! B: you're such a Lucker! A: I know I am. This is doubtless a fluke.
Oct
12
answered Talking out of the side of your mouth
Oct
12
comment Name for a new “ad” entry encompassing buyer requests and supplier offers
I have proposed "record" because in the context of a particular database and of the entry of a row into a table, a "record" is specifically a technical term which is widely used.
Oct
12
answered Change of meaning by replacing “into” with “in”
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12
revised Name for a new “ad” entry encompassing buyer requests and supplier offers
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12
answered What does the noun “lucker” mean?
Oct
12
answered “A variety of X is” vs. “a variety of X are”
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12
awarded  Editor
Oct
12
revised Name for a new “ad” entry encompassing buyer requests and supplier offers
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12
answered Name for a new “ad” entry encompassing buyer requests and supplier offers
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12
awarded  Teacher
Oct
12
awarded  Supporter
Oct
12
answered Grammar of 'over' in 'The accident was already over when we arrived'