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revised How does a word come to have two completely opposite meanings?
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revised I don't understand what is wrong with this sentence. Can anyone help?
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answered transference of meaning by use in an expression
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reviewed Approve Is it correct to say “other alternatives”?
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reviewed Approve What is the correct term for paper that has become wet and deformed as it dried out?
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comment Is 'euphemism' definition by dictionary.com correct?
@WS2 No worries, looks like OP is happy now. :)
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comment Is 'euphemism' definition by dictionary.com correct?
It's correct, you just have it backwards. "To pass away" is less blunt than "to die".
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revised Is 'euphemism' definition by dictionary.com correct?
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comment Is “out of” instead of “from” colloquial, always okay or simply wrong?
Compare the two possibilities in ngrams and "resulted out of" hardly registers.
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answered Another word for “expropriate”, or an antonym for “privatize”