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Idiom that means trying to save something that is beyond saving

9 votes

An English equivalent of Arabic idiom ‘Show us the breadth of your shoulders’

9 votes

What's a common phrase that means "To put it simply though not 100% correctly"?

9 votes

What is the wife of a henpecked husband called?

9 votes

Is there a colloquial word/expression for a push that helps you to start to do something?

8 votes

What is the name of the tactic that politicians use to bury people with torrent of words?

7 votes
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Is there a single word meaning figuratively 'separate wheat from chaff' (good from bad), about teaching ideas?

6 votes
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What accent is 'noice'?

6 votes

Idiom meaning diverting somebody's attention from a topic which you don't want to talk on

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Who became a professor?

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Word for a non-mainstream belief accepted as fact by a sub-culture?

4 votes

Word or phrase for "using excessive amount of technology to solve a low-tech task"

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What is the sound/audio equivalent of "unsightly"?

4 votes

Does "is potentially faster" imply "is not slower"?

4 votes

Word for a task which is flawed or doomed to failure but which you have to do anyway?

4 votes

Word for an Origin and Destination without regard for route

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Word for people who live in the same city

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Name for cognitive bias suggesting a person is special or important

3 votes

Pronoun in English without specific referent

2 votes

Is there any idiom or expression that would mean "all my efforts wasted"?

2 votes

What is a word or phrase that means "cut off from the outdoors"?

2 votes

Single word for an idiom giving advice

2 votes

what are other idioms one can use to express getting on well with someone?

2 votes

A derogatory word for a splendid person

2 votes

What word can fulfill the most parts of speech?

2 votes

Alternative expression for "xyz Nazi"

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What's a negative word for "subtle"?

2 votes

Adjective describing something to be for those with special knowledge or interests

2 votes

Why do we use two different verb forms for sentences like “that person is broke” versus “that person is broken”?

1 vote

What does "All things X" mean?