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comment “noun + not + modifier”— is it only for a noun
The Attorney General. The light fantastic. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Light_Fantastic
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comment “noun + not + modifier”— is it only for a noun
In a country near their own. In a country like their own. A person not so good. A saying not unknown.
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comment What is the English word meaning “of low possibility”?
Well, if you do not want a word that means "of low possibility" then you should change your title.
Aug
28
comment What does it exactly mean to be sharp?
In the context of music? "The oboes are sharp!" (It means they are off-key, a bit too high-pitched.) When you ask a question here, first look in a dictionary, and report your results with your question.
Aug
27
comment How do you say “plan documentaire” in english
If , in fact, it means "list of documents", then why not use the translation "list of documents"?
Aug
26
answered “Accentuation signals” in English
Aug
26
comment “Accentuation signals” in English
Probably the way to answer this is to consult the English names given in the Unicode standard. unicode.org/standard/standard.html
Aug
24
comment Why the word “common ground” as noun does not contain or unnecessary to have a hyphen?
I would hyphenate it if it is used as an adjective for something else. The common-ground rule
Aug
23
comment “Village of X” or Village in X"
You mean like: Greenwich Village in the Borough of Manhattan in the City of New York? I would probably say "in" not "of".
Aug
22
comment Influence of Spanish and usage of Spanish words in US English
You mean he gives himself away by not writing "favours"?
Aug
20
comment Antonym of Overlap?
Extra space on the sides can be called "padding" or "hedging".
Aug
17
comment An alternative for cancel.
There is "abrogate" perhaps that is what you want.
Aug
13
comment Is there a proper term for an ex-friend?
My associate. My acquaintance. My neighbor. My co-worker.
Aug
11
comment Word for increasing acceleration
It may not quite be what the OP wants. "Increase the acceleration until the pilot is pressed firmly into the seat back" ... not the same as: "Jerk until the pilot is pressed firmly into the seat back." Maybe surge would work here.
Aug
3
comment Word for someone who makes fun of others for a characteristic while himself or herself has it
"The pot calling the kettle black." Maybe you can make a single word from that well-known expression.
Jul
27
comment One word for playing on the violin with a bow
Pronounced "Boeing".
Jul
22
comment Is there a term that means doing "funny hand gestures”?
exhibiting the gesture; presenting the gesture; flaunting the gesture;
Jul
20
comment What preposition do you use with 'dilemma'?
The picturesque language is "on the horns of a dilemma" ... idioms.thefreedictionary.com/on+the+horns+of+a+dilemma
Jul
17
reviewed Approve The origin of the word “Pink”
Jul
17
answered Verb for telling the oath