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Why the expression “put on the socks” grammatically correct?

I know, this seems so natural, but what's the logic behind this? Is there any difference between the above and.... Put your socks on This one seems more right to me....cause I think it's an ...
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What does it mean by: This might take a while?

I googled that and I got to know its meaning as This task will take a long time. Why is it so? Cause while is used for short time period( what I know)... Ex: let's sit here for a while. So why is ...
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“I did play” is it a correct sentence? [duplicate]

What is the difference between "I did play " and "I played" according to the British English?
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All this time or All these time?

My sentence flow is something like this. "So you were lying to me all these time?" I dont know if I should use this or these.
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Improper usage of Indefinite article [duplicate]

"Grammarly" tells me that sentence: I am a bad table. is correct, but the following sentence: I am a bad trash. is not correct. Can you explain me why?
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Grammar - for you / with you?

I am writing a letter and got stuck here: Will that be alright for you? or Will that be alright with you? Which one is the correct version?
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Leave+be+(past participle) or (past participle) without be

I am a bit confused with the construction. If we would like to say that we leave the object in that state (using a past participle), would we need be before the past participle? For instance: I left ...
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The+superlative adjective+noun+prepositional phrase+ever

Please consider the following: 1. He is the worst president of America ever. 2. They are still the best students in history ever. Is it right to put ever there or should we put it before the of ...