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Anderson Silva
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What is the origin of the phrase "I'll take a raincheck"?

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What is the difference between "to oblige" and "to obligate"?

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When does a mistake become standard usage?

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Using "that" and "this" interchangeably

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How to indicate possession by e.g. passers-by, mothers-in-law

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Is Yiddish a creole language? And if not, what is it?

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"With who" vs. "with whom"

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Exact meaning of "sense of well being"?

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What is a "Mexican Ultimatum"?

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"Insofar" or "in so far"

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Does it sound weird to say " I hope I can be of any use (help) to you" in a cover letter?

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Is it better to start a sentence with “If ” or “Where”?

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How to say: "I will try to move it to an earlier time" or what is the opposite of "delay"

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"we spent together" or "we have spent together"?

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Can "divest" mean "strip or deprive"?

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Learning Phrasal verbs and idioms

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What is the origin of the phrase "when push comes to shove"?

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How common is the confusion between "affect" and "effect"?

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Is there a word for a person who is able to focus on multiple tasks at same time?

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Is there a list of all English words (singular and plural) anywhere on the net?

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Should I say "Your order is now complete" or "Your order is now completed"?

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About the usage of term 'come again'

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Why the scratch in "up to scratch"?

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Using "disable" as a noun

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Is this an adverbial clause?

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About the word 'imperceptible'?

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How long has the f-word been in use as an abusive term?

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Can "advise" be used with the definition of "advice"?

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What does "trostle" mean?