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comment What prefix means “during”?
The mid- prefix does not exclusively refer to the midpoint of a fixed period of time. A camera catching someone mid-sneeze, for example, is any time during the sneeze.
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answered drink vs drink of
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answered “Employee” is to “employer” as “dependent” is to what?
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answered What does “Don't call him late for dinner” mean?
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comment What report is given to a boss at a higher rank by bypassing the immediate boss?
Skip-level is very common in the American business community, referring to one's immediate supervisor's boss.
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comment Is there a list of syllables contained in US English?
@PeterShor: Perhaps the person responsible for that's from Boston; those are certainly close to their pronunciation.
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comment Difference between 'infectious' and 'contagious'
@JLG: You may be technically correct (I am not a doctor, nor do I play one on the internet), but I believe my definitions both reflect customary use in American English.
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answered Difference between 'infectious' and 'contagious'
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comment Generic term for songs, movies, TV episodes, etc
Media without item would seem to be sufficient.
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comment Which preposition to use in “to live in fear […] one's life”
Styx's song Renegade uses it in the correct context: "Oh, Mama, I'm in fear for my life from the long arm of the law."
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answered A more appropriate word for feeling “high”?
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comment What is the origin of “dirty money”?
Other than Timothy 1:3? There's this: cla.purdue.edu/english/theory/marxism/notes/lucre.html
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comment How to refer to the piece of furniture that bars use to store their drinks?
Shelves have a slightly different meaning - "top shelf" liquor is generally the most expensive.