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comment Idiom for trying and failing, falling short and being disapproved
@KonradViltersten How about so near yet so far?
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comment Good book on English grammar from the very beginning
In terms of completeness and correctness you still prefer the first one?
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comment Good book on English grammar from the very beginning
for a non-native speaker if you were to choose one book between 'An A-Z of English Grammar and Usage and Cambridge Grammar of English, which one would you suggest and why?
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comment Does 'Belvedere' mean the same as 'viewpoint'?
@nohat "A "belvedere" is a structure which commands a scenic view"---What does it mean to command a view?
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comment Where does “Going out on a limb” come from?
@RegDwight What does hazarding a guess mean? Is this related to taking risk?
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comment What does “if you will” mean?
@RegDwighT What does hedging mean here?
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