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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 Reviewed Meaning of “On” in non-physical situations
Mar
9
reviewed No Action Needed Meaning of “On” in non-physical situations
Feb
15
reviewed No Action Needed Wholistic vs holistic
Feb
14
reviewed No Action Needed “Lunch” vs. “dinner” vs. “supper” — times and meanings?
Feb
14
reviewed No Action Needed What do you call snow that has collected between a car body and the tire?
Feb
14
reviewed No Action Needed Please tell me what does “harsh mistress” mean in this sentence
Feb
12
reviewed No Action Needed How do I say “to record” meaning “to audio and video record” (in contrast to “to audio record”)?
Feb
10
reviewed No Action Needed What if + would
Feb
10
reviewed No Action Needed Another unique way to say “other end of the spectrum”
Feb
9
reviewed No Action Needed Definite article in a list
Feb
9
reviewed Reviewed In natural disasters: died or killed?
Feb
9
reviewed Reviewed Future perfect progressive tense question
Feb
9
reviewed No Action Needed What is the noun for either a file or folder?
Feb
9
reviewed No Action Needed “Would you mind and do something” in nonstandard colloquial AE
Feb
9
reviewed No Action Needed Double negative: “Didn't I say that I didn't want any trouble?”
Feb
9
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
8
reviewed No Action Needed Idiom for people complaining excessively