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May
17
comment Use of 'The' in names containing 'Of'
It always irks me when people say "Buddha" instead of "The Buddha"
May
17
comment Use of 'The' in names containing 'Of'
I have only seen it as Mahmud al Ghazni :D
May
17
revised Term for “avoiding reality”
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May
17
comment Term for “avoiding reality”
This is a related word, but it does not really apply to the OP. I will update my post with a definition.
May
17
comment Term for “avoiding reality”
@MT_Head cringe :D
May
17
answered Term for “avoiding reality”
May
15
accepted Transitive verbs where the object is the object of the effect rather than the verb
May
15
comment Transitive verbs where the object is the object of the effect rather than the verb
Good article. Looks like these constructions are called Resultatives with Exceptional Case-Marking. Found another article here: drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/1903/3073/1/umi-umd-2881.pdf
May
15
answered How broad is the definition of sodomy?
May
15
comment Why do non-native English users often spell “standard” as “standart”?
Good question with some good answers re. European languages. Arrogant people need to lay off the downvote.
May
15
asked Transitive verbs where the object is the object of the effect rather than the verb
May
15
comment Why is a door prize called a “door prize”?
> "early 1950's." reference?
May
10
accepted “You took… and you…”
May
10
asked “You took… and you…”
Apr
13
revised Does “all in” mean… “tired”?
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Apr
13
comment Does “all in” mean… “tired”?
@Robusto. I see. However it must be AmE, having lived extensively in the UK and Australia I have never encountered it in this sense. (P.S. I'll edit)
Apr
13
answered Does “all in” mean… “tired”?
Apr
13
comment Constructions like “A good shot”
I also don't really understand why this was closed. It was a genuine question and I got a good answer.
Apr
13
accepted Constructions like “A good shot”
Apr
12
asked Constructions like “A good shot”