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English language is a hobby.
Rule 1. The language has rules. These might be obscure or not, but the language is inherently governed by rules. A linguist might study a foreign language based on deeper knowledge than a non-linguist. It is up to someone to embrace deeper rules of language. Rule 2. People often assume (not entirely correctly) that being "native" is equivalent to being proficient or expert in a language. Rule 3. Context is very important in analyzing a text fragment


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reviewed No Action Needed Double negative: “Didn't I say that I didn't want any trouble?”
Feb
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reviewed No Action Needed Origin of “egg on my face”
Feb
8
reviewed No Action Needed Does this whooping whistling cheering noise have a name?
Feb
8
reviewed Reviewed Back flap of an envelope
Feb
8
reviewed Reviewed Ignition - Does it connect to emotions?
Feb
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reviewed No Action Needed Idiom for people complaining excessively
Feb
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reviewed No Action Needed What would you call the sound a flute makes?
Feb
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reviewed No Action Needed Provoke in a good way
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reviewed No Action Needed Convoluted Synonym for “Convoluted”
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reviewed No Action Needed What's the origin of the saying “know your onions”?
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reviewed No Action Needed Past Simple or Present Perfect: Tried or Have Tried
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reviewed No Action Needed What is the meaning of the phrase “Land Sakes”?
Feb
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reviewed No Action Needed Usage of whenever is so
Feb
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reviewed No Action Needed Proper use of “you” with a second person's name
Feb
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reviewed No Action Needed Provoke in a good way
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reviewed No Action Needed Provoke in a good way
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reviewed No Action Needed How to spell “the youzhe” as in the abbreviation of “the usual”
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reviewed No Action Needed Grammar, concerning any exceptions of “wish” sentences
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reviewed No Action Needed Referencing text on a button element?
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reviewed No Action Needed Can we say “The student can do still better”- with the same meaning as “The student can do better ?”