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reviewed Reject A single word for “someone who readily takes responsibility/new tasks”
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reviewed Approve Do I use a comma between “whimsical” and “clay” in the sentence below?
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reviewed Approve The meaning of “own a room”
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comment Are there any simple rules for choosing the definite vs. indefinite (vs. none) article?
You'll have to pour beer to get him a beer. Two senses: the first is a mass noun (uncountable) and the second is a serving (mug, glass, etc) of the liquid material, and servings are countable.
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comment Etymology of “If I had my druthers…”
A still earlier usage, from 1859, is found in Knitting-work: A Web of Many Textures, p. 359.
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reviewed Looks OK A word that means “interesting-ness”