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Is there a single word for both "atom" and "ion"?

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If a picture of a screen is a screenshot, what is a video of a screen?

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lie vs fabricate. When to use which one in what situation?

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What does "unanimously disagreed" mean?

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What is the meaning of the word "cop-flat"?

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Word for a person or entity who is permitted by society to do bad/greedy things because they have been charitable

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Which "bra" came first?

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"watching the television" or "watching television"?

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Origin of colloquializing suffix -o

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What do you call a 'usury' ('bad deal') agreement that doesn't involve a loan?

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The grammaticality and function of "people ages 20 to 30" (as opposed to "people aged 20 to 30")

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Help me to explain this sentence's grammar

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Verbs after 'as well as'—is this Merriam-Webster example wrong?

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Why don't we say "We're going eating"?

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Synonym for blindly, without worry

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Origin of ending a sentence with a preposition-German separable verbs?

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Is "commerical" a valid and different word from "commercial"?

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Where should "never" go in "Harris Should Have Never Run for President"

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How to express temperatures greater or less than

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Where does the mathematical use of the word 'root' come from?

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Where does the expression "to sell your soul to the devil" originate

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What exactly is tense?

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How can I express the shape of a leg of an ant? Abrupt change of direction?

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Gerund or Infinitive after an adjective

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What is an adjective for somone who displays ‘fake’ gravitas?

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Other than “to be”, what verbs in English change in the subjunctive past tense?

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one or [the] other in American and British English

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What is the plural for "Egg in a hole"?

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Does ‘overleaf’ necessarily imply turning over paper?

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How did “to wish that” come to hate the present tense in the subordinate clauses it governs, and why is it alone in this?

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