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Jul
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comment 'Left on the gas' meaning
True, I too have never came across the phrase. The author is an experienced journalist and one of the last persons whom I expect to make a mistake or coin something like this when a more common alternative exists.
Jul
2
comment Expression “enter [somebody]”
I always thought Enter the Dragon was a movie about some guys journey into a dragon's stomach.
Jul
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revised What is “petrololine”?
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Jul
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accepted Is using passive voice “bad form”?
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Jun
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revised Is using passive voice “bad form”?
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Jun
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comment Is using passive voice “bad form”?
But then, why does MS-Word complain about it? Shouldn't there be some grammar rules on which it is based on? Edited the question too
Jun
30
comment What is “petrololine”?
Petroline = Petrol + Gasoline?
Jun
30
asked Is using passive voice “bad form”?
Jun
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Jun
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Jun
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answered Can I use “as late as” to express a deadline?
Jun
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answered “Toys out of the pram” expression
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Jun
23
comment An “unhappy smile”
@Joe, there are a lot of results from 1990 onwards too.
Jun
23
comment An “unhappy smile”
@Joe, what about the 1000's of examples we get when we google this?