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comment Word to describe someone who goes to all the events in town!
I like it. But my dictionary says "FOMO" is actually the fear of missing out, not the person who suffers from this fear. So we don't say "She is a FOMO," but rather "She has FOMO."
1d
answered “does there exist” or “does there exists”
1d
comment “If a son strike his father” - shouldn't it be “strikes”?
I wonder how many questions like this there are in this forum... "Is this wrong?" ... "No, it is correct, it is subjunctive."
1d
comment “to go up the field a ways”
Also note that "up" is not the direction "up" ... to go "up the field" may not be an increase in elevation.
2d
comment Why do you write “occurred” but “listened”?
If there were two different verbs, listen and listene, then indeed the past of listen would probably be listenned to distinguish it from listened which would be the past of listene. But, since we have no verb listene, there is no reason to double this n.
2d
comment “hugest” grammatically correct?
Did you understand what it means? If so, it is a "real word".
2d
comment How do “you” pronounce eczema?
I (in the US) agree with your Merriam-Webster. I learned this word as a child from a TV commercial about such horrors as "eczema, seborrhea, psoriasis". I didn't know what they were, but they were fun to say.
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comment Using “beau geste” as an opposite of sin
No need to forgive me, Father, for I have beau gested.
Apr
28
comment Why did the writer use “would” instead of “loved”
In fact, "would love" is not the same as "loved". Perhaps ask in ell.stackexchange.com for explanation.
Apr
27
comment How are the names Pedro and Alain pronounced?
It is intended as an answer to "How should I understand these guides?"
Apr
27
answered How are the names Pedro and Alain pronounced?
Apr
27
comment Why is it “ladies and gentlemen” instead of “gentlemen and ladies”?
Maybe they just copied "Meine Damen und Herren" or "Mesdames et Messieurs"...
Apr
24
comment Can I use “some” as a synonym of “very”?
"That is some shirt" -> "That is a peculiar shirt".
Apr
24
comment One of the best universities in the world to _______?
Note, in your first example, that Cape Breton Island is not riding the bike. By analogy with this, your second example is wrong, since the University is providing the training.
Apr
24
comment Why is a young man called “son,” but a young woman is never called “daughter”?
You can hear "daughter" used in this way. Especially an older woman talking to a younger woman, even if they are not actually related.
Apr
21
comment What's the archaic term for the place where swords were made?
In particular, "swordsmithery".
Apr
19
comment Is “torque guard” the correct translation of “Drehmomentwächter”?
Just for fun I tried Google Translate. It says "torque guard".
Apr
18
comment Cast to vs Cast as
Using "as" twice is no problem. You could also say "cast into" perhaps.
Apr
17
comment What is the difference between rite and ritual?
First you should show your own work. For example, from a dictionary.
Apr
16
comment Types of numbers
"How many times it has been done" is still a cardinal. We don't really have a third system in English. Once, twice, maybe thrice, but then what? 27 times, the same construction as 27 apples.