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unknown usage of verb "pit"

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How to elucidate a *speciously* threefold "correlative comparative" in written form

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What's the meaning of "dry patch" in this context? [closed]

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May an adverbial qualifier suffice to free the word "free" of its ambiguity?

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In this sentence, should I say faces/figures/persons/personages or some other word?

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Does "suggesting conclusions" sound odd to you? [closed]

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Contemporary equivalent of the word "moxie" as defined herein

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Is there a slightly ironic idiom for "one's purpose in life"?

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What does "they prescribe upon our riper ears" mean?

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suffix -ems (in slangy/hip-hop context): what special meaning (if any) does it convey and how commonplace is it?

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alternative (and usage-specific) word for a "condition clause" when speaking of conditional clauses

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old-fashioned idiom to tell someone to abandon all hope of repeating a certain activity

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"to write in full"

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"Come to my roof" - does it sound awkward and/or ambiguous to natives?