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comment Usage of “so to” in the place of “to” as part of infinitive construction
Not a preposition there.
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comment “Your” home or home
Either could be correct.
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comment When to use commas before and after of course in a sentence
No, you don't need them in that case.
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comment Difference between “irascible”, “fractious”, “irritable” and “atrabilious”?
I have lived a long full life, and this is the first time I have ever seen atrabilious used. And I've never heard it used, not once.
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comment Difference between “irascible”, “fractious”, “irritable” and “atrabilious”?
Get off my lawn!
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comment meaning of “boldly conceived”
Try looking up the words one at a time and then putting the meanings together for yourself.
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comment meaning of “boldly conceived”
Did you look up the words in a dictionary?
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comment what is the best adjective for an uncalm sea?
These are the "best" adjectives? Not "tempestuous" or "cruel" or "wave-tossed" or "foam-flecked" or "churning" or "roiling" or—well, you get the idea. My point is that the OP's question is misguided, as are attempts to answer it at face value.
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comment what is the best adjective for an uncalm sea?
Sorry, there is no "best" adjective for anything. Words are subjective.
Aug
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comment What is the meaning of this sentence?
It means what it says. What don't you understand?
Aug
29
comment “Classic symptoms” or “classical symptoms”?
You just have to know these on a case-by-case basis. We speak of "classical music" (symphonies and operas and the like) but "classic rock" (electric guitars, Top 40, etc.).
Aug
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comment “Is there a word for a product used for killing mice?”
It is the most specific term I can think of. @chasly's "rodenticide" is undoubtedly a lot more common, but includes other rodents.
Aug
28
comment “Is there a word for a product used for killing mice?”
I still think it applies. You're applying one aspect of the adverb form to the entire word.
Aug
28
comment “Is there a word for a product used for killing mice?”
Try muricide perhaps?
Aug
28
comment about a weight abbreviation
I'm afraid it's too late.
Aug
28
comment about a weight abbreviation
+1, but I'm curious why a "quarter" is 28 pounds and a "hundred weight" is 112 pounds (not 100). Is it only so that the metric system will have something to laugh about?
Aug
28
comment I didn't come here for an argument
Sorry, this is abuse.
Aug
28
comment The usage of “myself” - possessive
I retracted my close vote. There are still 3 votes pending, and it only takes 5 to close, so the question may still get closed.
Aug
28
comment The usage of “myself” - possessive
As the question stands, it is about reflexives, and that question covers this case. If your question is about something else, make your case.
Aug
28
comment The usage of “myself” - possessive
possible duplicate of When is it correct to use "yourself" and "myself" (versus "you" and "me")?