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Let's assume I am an expert in an academic field. I have my opinions, however if I were invited and paid to give a lecture I would be willing to support opposing views. Question: What would be a poss …
asked Nov 3 '15 by macraf
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The verb to oversee actually has this exact meaning; see: oversee verb -sees -seeing -saw or -seen (transitive)* to watch secretly or accidentally
answered Dec 10 '15 by macraf
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It is usually called a livery. Per M-W : the colors or designs that are used on a company's products, vehicles, etc.
answered Nov 30 '15 by macraf
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It is called a secret, as defined by M-W: secret noun : something kept from the knowledge of others or shared only confidentially with a few
answered Dec 15 '15 by macraf
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Consider shoot oneself in the foot, per wiktionary: To act against one's own interests; to unintentionally behave self-destructively.
answered Nov 4 '15 by macraf
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There is a medical condition called expressive aphasia that fits your definition: Expressive aphasia (non-fluent aphasia) is characterized by the loss of the ability to produce language (spoken or …
answered Dec 25 '15 by macraf
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There's an old, idiomatic expression which might be used for more than two results of the action: one fell swoop per wiktionary
answered Nov 16 '15 by macraf