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comment why do we use 'get' before some verbs
Hungry, angry and even married (in this context) are not verbs, they are adjectives.
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comment Term for an unevenly aligned street intersection?
@StoneyB Merriam-Webster would agree
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comment Term for an unevenly aligned street intersection?
@StoneyB That's an answer.
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comment “a quiet head”? I need a more natural sounding equivalent
+1 But I think the more common form is having peace of mind, rather than with ...
Aug
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answered How can I make this sentence unambiguous?
Aug
23
answered Offensive single-noun term for “indecisive person”
Aug
23
revised Word meaning “without knowing the destination?”
added alternative answer
Aug
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comment how to say “friends who love to quarrel”
I immediately thought of this but could find no online reference that used it beyond the context of the show. But I and my crowd use it as a generic description all the time. Thanks for including it +1.
Aug
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comment how to say “friends who love to quarrel”
@dj18 and the variant, best of enemies
Aug
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revised how to say “friends who love to quarrel”
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Aug
20
answered how to say “friends who love to quarrel”
Aug
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comment A/an hypothesis?
@emcor Either could be used, but in the US, a is more common.
Aug
10
comment when you say “throw back” some drinks, is the word replaceable with “gulp”?
When you here he threw back his drink I imaging the cowpoke at the bar slammin' a full shot of redeye in one motion.
Aug
10
comment Antonym for 'serial', as in 'a serial publication'
+1 for stand-alone (since I am in the US). An online dictionary link would enhance the answer.
Aug
10
comment What does “It’s always a pig in a poke. So why not a pig who pokes?”mean?
+1 I think it's fair to suggest that Mr. Trump is known for his poking - verbally jabbing and assaulting those he dislikes or disagrees with.
Aug
10
comment when you say “throw back” some drinks, is the word replaceable with “gulp”?
Not according to M-W
Aug
10
comment is there any word for simulation with effect in the real world?
@PeterShor I think your remote control is a clear answer. Why not post it with a definition and link, and let the community indicate to the OP whether it fits.
Aug
10
comment What's the proper term for “Organize by subject, with a heading”?
+1 In US we seem to use categorize more often.
Aug
9
comment Plural of “coming out?”
@JoostKiefte I think both common constructs, comings-out and coming-outs sound stilted and distract from the sense of the singular. I propose that the singular form be used, even in plural situations, as done with many other nouns for intangibles.
Aug
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comment Plural of “coming out?”
@HotLicks It was meant to be an example of another uncountable noun (intelligence).