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comment Words Starting with Double Consonants
What is the rationale for asking for loan words and "native" words, assuming they can be distinguished?
Mar
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revised “At this stage” in corporate speak
added another usage example
Mar
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comment “At this stage” in corporate speak
At this stage, it's a hedge. (Impossible to resist.)
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answered “At this stage” in corporate speak
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revised What is the grammatical function of “in my opinion”?
Added part-of-speech tag
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asked What is the grammatical function of “in my opinion”?
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comment What does “not” modify?
Why is this difficult to analyze on grammar grounds alone?
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Dec
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comment Usage difference between modest vs decent?
@RegDwighт how is the order unnatural? "decent three bedroom house" sounds fine to me.
Dec
13
answered Alternative to “minuend” and “subtrahend”
Nov
10
comment Meaning of “Irish true”
Good point. It's probably a combination of both. Effective advertising will hook different viewers different ways.
Nov
10
comment Meaning of “Irish true”
@StoneyB Very interesting. I don't know anything about Erse. Do you have a link to further information? Google keeps thinking that I'm misspelling erase.