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comment What is the UK-English Equivalent for “band-aid?”
I guess "plaster" should cover it. ;-)
Aug
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comment What is the UK-English Equivalent for “band-aid?”
Thanks much~!!! That was very helpful!
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asked What is the UK-English Equivalent for “band-aid?”
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revised Idiom or phrase about a situation in which a person has little hope
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answered Idiom or phrase about a situation in which a person has little hope
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answered Word(s) describing the sound of wet snow flakes (slowly) falling on snow?
Dec
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comment Word(s) describing the sound of wet snow flakes (slowly) falling on snow?
What about a "hard-whispering-liquid laughter?"
Dec
10
comment Looking for an Equivalent to the AWL for Academic Idioms
Excellent. I'll take a look at that for starters. Thanks!
Dec
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comment Looking for an Equivalent to the AWL for Academic Idioms
Recent research (Liu) showed professors using idioms about every 3-4 minutes in a lecture.
Dec
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comment Looking for an Equivalent to the AWL for Academic Idioms
And idioms are by NO means discouraged in academic use. Take a look at any article from neuroscience to linguistics and you will see many idioms within. Go to an American lecture at any university and you will see /hear them as well.
Dec
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comment Looking for an Equivalent to the AWL for Academic Idioms
"Yes," take advantage is an idiom. Although, some might refer to it as a multi-word phrase. But here's the catch, it appears in many "idiom" dictionaries and on many idiom sites. It does, however, fit the definition for a non-transparent idiom.
Dec
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comment Looking for an Equivalent to the AWL for Academic Idioms
Even a partial list would be helpful. Cheers! Or if you know of someone who is in the midst of working on one.
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revised Fastest way to learn new difficult words to widen vocabulary?
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