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Meaning of "He's got more bottle than a milkman"

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When to use "nude" and when "naked"

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Rhetoric vs. Mathematics: ellipsis/ellipse, parable/parabola, hyperbole/hyperbola

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What does "money is like mush not not" mean?

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Is there a collective name for pieces of metal that hold wood together?

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Why did Blake spell "tyger" with a "y"?

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Regional dialect or just improper grammar? Eating on leftovers or just eating leftovers

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Saying you don't want something you do because you were denied it

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What is the type of English used in the King James Bible called?

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What is the "Ocean Sea"?

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Why is the euphemism "comfort women" so heavily used?

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What is the opposite of an epiphany?

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Why is "A Nation Divided" in this headline instead of "A Divided Nation"?

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Idiom for the effect that money from funding is easier to spend, as opposed to one's own savings

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Pronunciation of ‘d’ in ‘play’d’

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What part of speech is "down" in "Put your pencils down"?

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Why is the plural of “deer” the same as the singular?

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The difference between an analogy and a metaphor?

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What is the antonym of likewise?

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How is "Can anyone tell me how can I solve this" wrong?

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Term for competitor that is not the favourite

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Should “Surely I must be wrong” end with a question mark?

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What does the phrase "stone-gloved first baseman" mean?

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Idiom for explaining something too thoroughly

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How can I say the Italian term "dislivello" in English?

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Meaning and acceptability of "One fifty" when speaking of dollars

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What is the origin of "hot" as "good-looking" or "attractive"?

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Make like a banana

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What is the origin of "long" and "short" in finance?

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What do "orange" and "spindle-shanked beaux" mean in this quote?

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