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Jan
12
comment Idiom for trying and failing, falling short and being disapproved
@KonradViltersten How about so near yet so far?
Sep
23
comment Good book on English grammar from the very beginning
In terms of completeness and correctness you still prefer the first one?
Sep
23
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?
Sep
20
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?
Aug
30
comment Where does “Going out on a limb” come from?
@RegDwight What does hazarding a guess mean? Is this related to taking risk?
Jul
21
comment What does “if you will” mean?
@RegDwighT What does hedging mean here?
Mar
19
comment Meaning of inbred in context
what you mean by closing in of horizons?
Mar
5
comment Meaning of seeming contradiction
@BillFranke where has he mentioned about writing code?
Mar
2
comment What is the connection between motherhood and apple pie?
@tchrist Thanks for the suggestion of not using backticks but why monospace is not appropriate here?
Feb
26
comment Looking for the opposite of “drill down”
@AndrewLeach oops blame it on the concurrency handling of the site..His edits were not visible to me
Feb
26
comment Looking for the opposite of “drill down”
@REGDWIGHТ Thanks for pointing . I edited the question.
Oct
19
comment Incriminating others vs. Incriminating the others: Is this sentence correct?
In this case it is a single line and "others" have not been mentioned earlier . So I do not understand why you are assuming that there have been references to "others" in the past .
Oct
19
comment Using an uncountable noun and 'none'
can you give an example sentence of "none" being used with uncountable nouns .
Oct
8
comment What does the phrase “crossing the streams” mean?
@tanantish I provided a link to the context
Sep
17
comment What does “mushy” mean in this context?
@J.R. yes it does .
Aug
30
comment What is the meaning of “I don't need no stinking counters”?
@Downvoter why the negative vote ? Is the answer readily available?
Aug
30
comment What is the meaning of “I don't need no stinking counters”?
so basically it means disdain for law enforcement .
Aug
8
comment What does the phrase “Bolting for the Door” mean?
I like the "Garam Masala" description of your "About Me " :-) . Anyway +1 for the answer .
Aug
1
comment Usage of the word “understatement”
@speedyGonzales I edited the question and put the sentence in context.