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comment What does “to be of service” means?
And using "One" for "I" may make it sound distinguished, or may make it sound stilted. You choose.
Aug
26
comment Recommended pronunciation of international English for foreigners
American vowels and British consonants should be fine. (As long as you are not trying to pass as a native speaker.)
Aug
26
comment Are older senses of “anent” still alive in any dialect?
My dictionary also has the variant anenst.
Aug
24
comment What is the meaning of the phrase “for my sins”?
But isn't Zora translating a book with that "so silly" sentence in it?
Aug
24
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Intransitive verbs with preposition in passive sentences
Aug
24
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Word for “to make italic”?
Aug
22
comment Is it correct to use “yonder” as equivalent to “those”/“these”
I concur: do not use yonder here. I conjecture aldorado speaks some other language, which is why he wants to use yonder.
Aug
21
comment What is the meaning of the phrase “cut five sides in [something]”?
A "side" of a record. Back in the olden days, music was recorded on disks, each having two sides. So Elvis "cut" or recorded five of them.
Aug
21
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
14
awarded  single-word-requests
Aug
9
comment 'Closest Healing' or another phrase for a book title?
I might recommend "Healing is Nearby" or "Healing is Closer Than You Think".
Aug
7
answered Capital letters in “Theorem”, “Conjecture” etc
Aug
5
comment What do you call a person who conducts seminar workshops?
If he conducts workshops, perhaps he is the conductor of the workshops.
Aug
1
comment Entry(s) or Entrie(s)?
Soetimes I may see entry(ies) I think.
Jul
25
comment A word or phrase for 'Holy grail' (a goal impossible to achieve)
No, not MacGuffin
Jul
21
comment Is there any slang word for somebody who doesn't show up for a date?
Hmm ... he often makes dates and does not show up ... he's a stand-up guy...
Jun
12
comment When do I pronounce a non-existing “r” between adjacent vowel sounds?
You never have to use it, but you should be able to understand it when someone else uses it.
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9
awarded  Caucus
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awarded  Yearling
Apr
4
answered What does “head first” mean?