Yoichi Oishi
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What does “covfefe” exactly mean?
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What does “10-4 ” mean?
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When your 10-year old boy says “It’s meta,” what does it mean? In what situation and of what sort of object they use this phrase?
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What does the gesture to touch the side of your nose with a forefinger mean?
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What is the difference between an Emperor and a King?
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What is the difference between “Gay” and “Homosexual"? Is it only by gender?
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What does ‘Brace yourself’ really mean?
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Were the words "woman" and "female" produced after the words "man" and "male"?
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What does “soft bigotry of low expectations” mean?
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What is difference between "a tad," "a bit," "a little?" Why do you use "a tad?"
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What does “double-down” mean when used in a context other than Blackjack?
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What is the exact meaning of “It’s better to be lucky than good”? How popular is this adage?
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Is ‘hero’ applicable to females?
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What does “Sunshine,” when it’s placed at the end of sentence mean?
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What is the English word closest to Japanese “Ganbatte,” the word for encouraging people who are in disaster, or challenging a severe ordeal?
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What the gesture of sticking out the tongue signify as a body language among native English speakers?
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What does “leaning in” mean as basic qualifications of women in the pursuit of positions in the workplace?
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What does “22 going on 16” mean?
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Does the word “skyfall” (or “sky falls”) exist in English?
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What is the difference between “Must-do” and “Should-do”?
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Is it common to use "where" after "a time" as a relative?
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What is “narrative nonfiction”, exactly? Isn't every nonfiction narrative?
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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 did Charlie Sheen mean when he used the phrase "banging 7 gram rocks"?
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Why does “His to lose” mean “He will (most) likely win?
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What does ‘play a blinder’ mean? Is it a popular phrase?
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What does ‘Put one's big boy (girl) pants on’ mean?
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Is “laser-focused” a new word?
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Is “misogyny” only applicable to men? What is the antonym of misogyny?
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What does ‘Camel gets his nose under the tent’ mean?
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