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29 votes
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97k views

Difference between "packet", "parcel" and "package"

26 votes
6 answers
34k views

What exactly are the differences between "diligent", "assiduous" and "sedulous"?

18 votes
5 answers
147k views

How to pronounce the letter 'i'

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7 answers
103k views

Is there a different understanding of "rubber" in British and American English?

13 votes
2 answers
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What does 'a slither of' mean?

12 votes
7 answers
345k views

Word for "willing to try new and unfamiliar things"

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7 answers
40k views

What preposition should follow "jealousy"?

11 votes
4 answers
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Ambiguous connotation of "just" - How do natives interpret these?

10 votes
9 answers
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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?

10 votes
3 answers
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What does "ingenuous" mean?

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2 answers
6k views

Which preposition in front of "line" — "on", "in", "at"?

9 votes
2 answers
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What's the difference between cunning, crafty and wily?

9 votes
2 answers
16k views

Difference between "to posit" and "to postulate"

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4 answers
10k views

What does "enough" mean in expressions like "Fair enough" or "Funny enough"?

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2 answers
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Meaning of "duck"

7 votes
3 answers
17k views

Why do you say "to place a call"?

7 votes
4 answers
23k views

"At all" vs "Not at all" in negated sentences

7 votes
1 answer
11k views

Etymology of "at large"

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20k views

Idiomatic saying for "just over" and "just under"

7 votes
4 answers
1k views

What is the role of "every" in idioms like "every so often"?

6 votes
6 answers
932 views

Shift to "must" for negation of "have to"?

6 votes
3 answers
816 views

Position of adverb "implicitly"

6 votes
1 answer
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"Example where" or "example in which"

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2 answers
50k views

What is the difference between "blurry" and "blurred"?

5 votes
2 answers
21k views

Difference between "vanish" and "disappear"

5 votes
7 answers
1k views

Can we say "on the brink of off-topic"?

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'to dither' as synonym for 'to hesitate'?

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2 answers
4k views

Does "effusive" have a negative connotation?

5 votes
2 answers
849 views

Preceding article in foreign words [closed]

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Is "have/has lead to" OK?