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Is there any difference between "straighten out" and "sort out"? [closed]

5 votes
2 answers
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Does ‘around’ in "mess/ play/ fool (around) with" alter the meaning in any way?

4 votes
1 answer
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How do Americans pronounce "it would", "it was", etc.?

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Pronunciation of T before W [duplicate]

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2 answers
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Craving vs longing vs yen

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2 answers
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What's the origin of the expression "(can't) hack it"?

2 votes
2 answers
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Is it "of " or "out of" ( a number of people, items etc)

2 votes
3 answers
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What's an American synonym for the British expression "come up trumps"?

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0 answers
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The "hash" in "hash out the details " [duplicate]

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0 answers
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Someone says vs Someone said in reported speech

2 votes
2 answers
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Have someone/ something do something (not the usual meaning)

1 vote
2 answers
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get, have etc a grasp of something vs a grip on something

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0 answers
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Replacing must when conveying logical deduction

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2 answers
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On the back foot [closed]

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I do like a green tie/ a man in a tuxedo

1 vote
1 answer
785 views

Hit the spot vs hit the mark

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2 answers
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Get to doing something

1 vote
1 answer
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Hit as "arrive at, come to, reach" (a place, limit etc)

1 vote
2 answers
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Difference between insignia, crest, emblem, badge

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1 answer
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What does "it" stand for in phrases such as "get/hold it together"?

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1 answer
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Do you still hear the expression 'make no bones (about something)' in American English nowadays?

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1 answer
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Hook someone up with vs fix someone up with something

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1 answer
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Do you know any synonymous phrasal verbs or the like for 'bear down on'?

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3 answers
305 views

Why is it on the spot ( as in put someone on the spot), but in a tough/ tight spot ?

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2 answers
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Which one is used more in America- muddle (up) or jumble (up)?

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1 answer
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Slow to do and slow in doing

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Clued-in or clued-up (on something)

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could get vs could've gotten

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Put in as install or set up

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It all could have been different; It could all have been different; It could have all been different