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Yoichi Oishi
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What does “the bully pulpit has splintered” mean?

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What does it imply when someone is called “Lucifer in the flesh”?

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What does “Trump opposes women who were born women” really mean?

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What does “the New York egoscape” mean?

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What does “be (totally) on” mean?

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Why did the word, “shellac” come to mean “to defeat completely” as a U.S. slang?

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When there stand two things, we call they stand “in parallel,” what do you call three or more things stand “in triangle”?

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What is the basic difference between being “wise” and being “sensible”?

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Is it common to use "where" after "a time" as a relative?

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Is “There are perks, but there’s also baggage” a popular English adage?

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What is the nuance of the phrase “have never not liked”?

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What does “We use the formal lei” mean? [closed]

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What does Mr. Trump’s “inner rabbit” mean?

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Is the line “Bush never quit figured out how to deal with him, and finished well behind him“grammatically right? [closed]

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What does "storm–the–gates populism” mean?

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What does “Retail politics” mean? Is it an established political term?

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Is “yet” and “ever” interchangeable in “the most pivotal contest yet / ever”

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Are there English equivalents to “Samurai uses (show off) a toothpick, even he hasn’t eaten anything (for a day)”?

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Is the sentence, “He’s too easily prone to pouts and feuds” grammatically right?

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What does “go rogue” mean in “Donald Trump goes rogue left and right”? Is “go rogue” a common idiom?

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What does Donald Trump’s “go-to argument” mean?

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Is there an English word to describe a group of refrain words composed of two syllables e.g. pera-pera, meaning fluently, iki-iki meaning vividly?

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What does “snug as a nun’s wimple or loose as a suggestion mean?

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What does it mean to "sabotage an agenda"?

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What does “It was – get the kind of the. Any way” mean in Mr. Jeb Bush’s speech?

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How should I interpret “case” in the headline, “Obama Case Against Ground War: 100 U.S. Deaths a Month”

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What is English equivalent to 座右の銘 – a motto you always keep by the side?

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What does “Brooklyn“ mean in “Everyone need to move to Brooklyn. If we don’t stop wasting our time, the economy is going to be in real trouble.”?

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What does “’Beyond lay a void’ like the one at the pit of stomach” mean?

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What does ‘be one’s “buddy”’ mean aside 'be one’s “friend”'?

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