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comment An antonym for “shortcut”
Please don't just post a list of words. Good answers explain themselves.
11h
revised Tense shift: If you tell this to him, he will understand what you “say” or “said”?
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comment What does feat mean in the context?
If you can ask the person who wrote the sentence, then they will hopefully confirm or deny this.
14h
revised “I better not ask,” vs “I had better not ask.”
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comment “I better not ask,” vs “I had better not ask.”
The structure shows a preference for something. Your last sentence is incorrect. "I'd better go" ~= "My going is better than my staying".
14h
comment Verb forms in “Feelin' Myself” (will.i.am song)
If it turns out that the answer is "it's AAVE" then I'll close it as a dupe. But maybe that's not the answer.
14h
comment What to call the time from “midnight to sunset”?
A good answer to a single word request explains why the options presented work.
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comment What is the story behind the phrase 'as it were'? Where did it come from?
This does not explain the origin of the phrase, which is what the question asks for. They already know the meaning in terms of other phrases.
1d
comment Looking for a limerick, tongue twister or haiku
Next time you want something like this, please come to English Language & Usage Chat.
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Apr
27
comment Adjective describing a person who has lots of children, not “fertile”
Please don't post answers in comments.
Apr
27
comment What's the difference between e.g. “room 5” and “number 5”?
This doesn't really answer the question, nor does it represent natural English speech patterns.
Apr
24
comment What is a word for a person who thinks they are going to fail?
Please expand on why fatalist is a good choice.
Apr
23
comment “More so” or moreso?
Please don't leave link only answers. Summarise the useful contents of the page in your answer.
Apr
23
comment what would be the appropriate word in this passage? possibly loosely related to “conflate”
What the words mean and how they suit the question.
Apr
22
revised Are numbers greater than one plural?
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Apr
22
answered Are numbers greater than one plural?
Apr
21
comment Is there a symbol for “and/or”?
@Nicole, but in logic (e.g. in programming contexts) or includes and.
Apr
21
comment what would be the appropriate word in this passage? possibly loosely related to “conflate”
Please explain your answer. don't just insert filler.
Apr
21
comment what would be the appropriate word in this passage? possibly loosely related to “conflate”
I do not think that word fits.