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This tag is for questions about expressions. Expressions are words or phrases used to convey an idea, or else a particular term used conventionally to express something. Consider phrase-requests and expression-requests if you are looking for an expression, phrase-meaning if you are unsure about the usage of a given phrase.

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When I worked as a consultant, we referred to it as expatriating: to leave one's native country to live elsewhere; also : to renounce allegiance to one's native country There is some wigg …
answered Jan 28 '16 by jimm101
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Standpoint is probably the most accurate the point or place at which a person stands to view something. But viewpoint would also work a place affording a view of something; position of obser …
answered Jan 8 '16 by jimm101
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Every four hours or at 4, 8 and 12. Sometimes a single word Is too obscure and sounds contrived.
answered Jan 20 '16 by jimm101
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I believe it should be "tell your honey you love her", but the author appears not to speak English natively.
answered Jan 8 '16 by jimm101
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Engage List may be out of the frying pan and into obscurity. Perhaps Prospectives list would get the idea across without being condescending? Or even just a simple Leads?
answered Jan 20 '16 by jimm101
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I think in the second, gained from is wrong in this context. You could try due to. In the first, to my ear the more natural flow requires moving sometimes, and tweaking the wording: This sector …
answered Feb 7 '16 by jimm101
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Are the forests and deepest pits of the oceans extremities of a range, with deserts being a middle ground? Typically this is not intended to indicate a middle point between two extremes, but ano …
answered Jan 13 '16 by jimm101
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Gentrify speaks to revitalizing a building, with improvements that increase the value. the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deterio …
answered Jan 26 '16 by jimm101
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Up and out is the old AT&T expression, that spread to many offshoot companies and others. It describes getting an incompetent boss promoted so they were no longer your problem.
answered Mar 28 '16 by jimm101
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Bail could work, to give up on or abandon something, as to evade a responsibility: His partner bailed out before the business failed. and To leave; cut out, split: Bruce has bailed from …
answered Jan 25 '16 by jimm101
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It's feedback, or more specifically positive feedback: the enhancement or amplification of an effect by its own influence on the process that gives rise to it. GOOG "Positive" here is not a jud …
answered Dec 19 '18 by jimm101
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Remove some of the I's? Passive voice will help at times. This changes the meaning a shade here and there, so you'd have to ensure accuracy. Dear Mr Zuckerburg, As requested, I've devised a l …
answered Dec 19 '16 by jimm101