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Difference between "packet", "parcel" and "package"
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What exactly are the differences between "diligent", "assiduous" and "sedulous"?
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How to pronounce the letter 'i'
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Is there a different understanding of "rubber" in British and American English?
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What does 'a slither of' mean?
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What preposition should follow "jealousy"?
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Word for "willing to try new and unfamiliar things"
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Ambiguous connotation of "just" - How do natives interpret these?
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Translation of German "Bolzplatz" – what's the name for an outdoor area whose purpose is to provide room for soccer/football?
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What does "ingenuous" mean?
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Which preposition in front of "line" — "on", "in", "at"?
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Difference between "to posit" and "to postulate"
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What does "enough" mean in expressions like "Fair enough" or "Funny enough"?
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Meaning of "duck"
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What's the difference between cunning, crafty and wily?
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"At all" vs "Not at all" in negated sentences
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Why do you say "to place a call"?
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Etymology of "at large"
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What is the role of "every" in idioms like "every so often"?
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Idiomatic saying for "just over" and "just under"
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Shift to "must" for negation of "have to"?
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"Example where" or "example in which"
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Position of adverb "implicitly"
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Is "have/has lead to" OK?
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What is the difference between "blurry" and "blurred"?
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Can we say "on the brink of off-topic"?
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Does "effusive" have a negative connotation?
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Difference between "vanish" and "disappear"
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Preceding article in foreign words
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'to dither' as synonym for 'to hesitate'?