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PhD student university of Warwick


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revised Something is “yay” big
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asked Something is “yay” big
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comment The wheel has become an eight
--- No unfortunately it's just for bikes and not used metaphorically. Well, I guess it would work though but I've never heard it like that. --- Yes this is the shape! --- I somehow have the feeling that "Pringle-shaped" might be more AE then BE but I can't justify this feeling.
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accepted The wheel has become an eight
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revised The wheel has become an eight
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comment The wheel has become an eight
I added a few lines. Is it clearer now?
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revised The wheel has become an eight
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revised The wheel has become an eight
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comment The wheel has become an eight
Can the down-voter please elaborate?
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asked The wheel has become an eight
May
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comment Better word for blackmail or extortion
Thank you! I am definitely going to remember those words. This is all very interesting. However they refer more to his tactics than to his behaviour.
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awarded  Scholar
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accepted Better word for blackmail or extortion
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comment Better word for blackmail or extortion
In fact it was the game Dominion. If you know the game you will realise that my opponent had to put in a lot of thought to reach the situation he brought us in.
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comment Better word for blackmail or extortion
This strategy in chess is totally legitimate since it actually leads to a draw. In my situation it was sure that it would still end eventually given enough time.
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comment Better word for blackmail or extortion
To me compelling sounds a bit like irresistible, i.e. positively connotated. Coercing sounds good!