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Jul
28
comment One word for playing on the violin with a bow
If you're gonna play in texas, You gotta have a fiddle in the band.
Jul
27
comment It's a pity / shame / unfortunate
my native language we tend to avoid incorporating negative words like "shame", "pity", and "unfortunate into a sentence that should sound sympathetic That's not fair. Every culture tries its best to do the same, not just yours.
Jul
27
comment Are or Were? Which linking verb would satisfy this sentence
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linking_verb
Jul
27
comment Are or Were? Which linking verb would satisfy this sentence
Auxiliary verbs : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auxiliary_verb . What is "linking verb" ?
Jul
27
comment Why is “preconceive” wrong?
Your spellcheck is inadequate: thefreedictionary.com/preconceive
Jul
27
comment What is the difference between “tried closing my eyes” and “tried to close my eyes”?
english.stackexchange.com/questions/261480/to-verb-vs-verb/…
Jul
27
comment Meaning: in case an investment industry fails
This is a good hearty breakfast, as it provides extra nutrition in case I don't get to have lunch.
Jul
27
comment Correct mix of upper and lower case in place names
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle-under-Lyme , en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle_upon_Tyne , en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoke-on-Trent
Jul
27
revised Word for people who are not on good terms with someone
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Jul
27
revised Word for people who are not on good terms with someone
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Jul
27
comment English-language equivalent to the Russian idiom, 'Not let someone within firing distance near X'
Within firing distance is also an English idiom.
Jul
27
comment One word for playing on the violin with a bow
Fiddling as with fiddler on the roof? Why not?
Jul
26
comment Should I put my surname after my given name when I use Pinyin as my English name?
I'm not a dude.
Jul
26
comment To have joined and join
You need to ask this question at the other English language stack forum. Your question concerns basic English usage - which you could have gathered from text books.
Jul
26
comment Should I put my surname after my given name when I use Pinyin as my English name?
What is a "westerner"? Why does Putin keep rejecting "western" civilization? Does he not consider himself a "westerner"? Why did little Italian towns after the world war, keep reminding themselves not to succumb to "western" practices? Is a village in Italy not "western" ?
Jul
26
revised transitive or intransitive verb
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Jul
26
answered transitive or intransitive verb
Jul
26
answered Should I put my surname after my given name when I use Pinyin as my English name?
Jul
26
comment Should I put my surname after my given name when I use Pinyin as my English name?
I am not a Christian. My name is not a "christian" name.
Jul
26
comment Kudos to you and its usage
Kudos was used long before Californication. You should have written as "For example, From the pilot of Californication". Otherwise, you would be giving the impression that Californication originated the usage in English.