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John Clifford
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  • Buckie, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Seeking Generic Word: Place where opponents fight

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Specific word for man who has an ungentlemanly attitude towards a romantic partner

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What is it called when two people refuse to talk to each other?

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alternative meaning of "pickle"

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What is the name of the glyph that separates sections of a chapter?

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Is there an informal term for the "best company in an industry"?

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English equivalent to the Indian saying "Like a thief being stung by a scorpion"

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English equivalent of Polish saying "You let a boor into office and he will drink ink"

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does the word "or" use Inclusive or Exclusive logic on my test? and how do I identify the logic that is being used?

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Word for when someone enforces a rule on some occasions but not others

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What's the word for having the same distance to neighbours?

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Ambiguous meaning - two nouns in a row

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When you're angry at a situation but there is no action you can take

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English equivalent of Polish saying "[You've got] freedom Thomas in your own house!"

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What does the author actually means when he says " underestimate the value of gold."

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Name for “having no concern about the truthfulness of one’s own remarks”

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Is there a word "dramaticness"?

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What is a word/phrase to describe someone who thinks someone else is perfect?

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Is there a term for repeated phrases (not a catch-phrase)?

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13 Month Old or 13-Month-Old?

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Relationship Questions

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Is there any idiomatic meaning of 'it can be a real pig'?

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Unpredictable person

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Is there a name for the words at the beginning of a sentence which make it a question?

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Root word homo in homosexual? Is there a word like misandry specifically for gay men?

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Stone bridge vs. Stony bridge

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Supercede or Supersede?

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Colorful idiom/phrase equivalent to French "s'en fourrer jusque là/plein la panse"

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What is the figure of speech for a word with a hidden meaning

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Can Present Participle verbs be used in Past tense stories?