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Aug
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revised What's a word for someone who takes advantage of an unfortunate situation as an opportunity for self-improvement?
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Aug
20
revised Term for someone who has experienced many hardships
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Aug
20
revised When someone falls and tries to stand up again. In one word?
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Aug
20
revised Word for person who loves to share knowledge
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Aug
20
revised Is there a word meaning “disposed to correct one’s own behaviour quickly”?
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Aug
20
revised What is a good word to describe someone who is empathetic, quick, and witty in conversation
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Aug
20
revised What do you call a person who keeps on going despite setbacks? (in one word, a noun)
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Aug
20
revised What is the word for someone who helps you finish a sentence (but in a good way)?
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Aug
20
comment What does “You hit singles, you hit doubles,” mean?
@Phil Yes. And even without the rest of the quotation, it must be a baseball reference. It doesn't make sense in any other context.
Aug
20
revised You “show” someone a picture. You “---” someone a song?
took out dupe bit, put in English bit
Aug
20
awarded  meaning-in-context
Aug
20
revised What does “You hit singles, you hit doubles,” mean?
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Aug
20
answered What does “You hit singles, you hit doubles,” mean?
Aug
19
revised Is checklist or tick box (or something else) more common in British English?
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Aug
19
revised Expressions to describe having immediately understood someone's personality
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Aug
19
revised How to ask for the title on cheque?
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Aug
19
comment How widely used is the “two-space-sentence-ending” convention?
@Joe, I think you augurar. I didn't post a link.
Aug
19
comment Subject-Verb Agreement - was/were
Related: english.stackexchange.com/questions/118359/…
Aug
19
comment How widely used is the “two-space-sentence-ending” convention?
That's funny. When I was taught this in school (in the US), I remember being told it was a French convention.
Aug
19
comment Is there a word for this emotion? Resentment over someone's good fortune without wanting it - Not quite jealousy/envy
Additionally, Dictionary.com specifically offers "to envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of (someone)". Sounds rather spot on.