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answered Longest sentence yet (Text Analysis). How do we decompile this sentence?
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comment Are there counterpart English expressions to Japanese proverb, "the nail that pops up is always hammered down?
This is also a Canadian saying. It's often used to describe negative behaviour towards those who have left Canada, achieved success, and then returned (typically from the US.)
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comment I may know each word, but I don't understand the sentence:(
Yes, the subject is pollsters, They are performing the action of predicting election results. If the predictions turn out to be close to reality, we might say they "came close" to reality, or "came within" a certain distance of it.
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answered I may know each word, but I don't understand the sentence:(
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comment Drove my chevy to the levy and the levy was dry
@HotLicks i believe the point is there will be far more than just one web site on the topic
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reviewed Reject How to say hello to a group of people?
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answered When should I use “to do” and “to doing”
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revised What does the road name 'Meend' mean in English?
clarified context related to street names
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comment What do you call this segment of road between the lane and an exit?
A gore is also a sewing term (eg renaissancetailor.com/demos_goresgussets.htm) for a triangular piece of fabric used for example to make a skirt wider at the bottom than the top, or to "add fullness" to a shirt (for example for a busty woman.)
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answered Meaning of the sentence “…had expected to behold her dimmed and obscured by a disastrous cloud…”
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answered Hypernym for “bark”, “meow”, “roar”
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revised Inverse of dependency
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comment Inverse of dependency
to clarify, you want to replace "we need to get B done, a lot of things are depending on it" to "we need to get B done, it has a lot of X" where X is the word you're looking for?
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answered Why does the meaning of a root sound different than the root?
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revised When your 10-year old boy says “It’s meta,” what does it mean? In what situation and of what sort of object they use this phrase?
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