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answered Single word for “to start earlier”
Nov
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answered Usage of “pragmatic” vs. “practical”
Nov
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revised “France” pronunciation; /æ/ vs. /e/ in American accents
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revised “France” pronunciation; /æ/ vs. /e/ in American accents
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Nov
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answered “France” pronunciation; /æ/ vs. /e/ in American accents
Nov
13
comment How to pronounce 'question'
Agree. I don't believe it's a common pronunciation in North American English either. Perhaps the person in question was Sean Connery?
Nov
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revised Are there nouns that are always plural — have no plural counterpart?
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Nov
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answered Is there English proverb equivalent to Japanese and Korean one, “The ground becomes solid after a heavy rain”?
Nov
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comment Idiomatic expression meaning to not reveal emotions
I'm always fascinated to hear colloquialisms I don't recall ever seeing. I live in central Canada and this expression is completely foreign to me.
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revised History of '-itute' suffix?
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comment History of '-itute' suffix?
@Mitch Most of them were taken straight from Latin during the English Renaissance.
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revised History of '-itute' suffix?
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revised History of '-itute' suffix?
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comment History of '-itute' suffix?
I agree. I suppose one could to correct the question, or point out misconceptions in the question in the answer. I chose the second path. :)
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revised History of '-itute' suffix?
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comment History of '-itute' suffix?
I'm saying that statuere is a root, not a suffix. The words given originally came from latin words that modified the root word with prefixes, which have taken new meanings.
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