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psmears
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What is the difference between 'make decision' and 'take decision'?

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Order of "not" with infinitive

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Is there a name for letters that "cross the line" (hang low) when written in lowercase (g, j, p, q, y)?

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"On the other hand" without the first hand

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Fine semantic differences between "thus" and "therefore"

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Examples of verbs that can be negated with not instead of don't

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What rules make “Remember me, who am your friend” grammatical?

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Why are Greek letters pronounced incorrectly in scientific English?

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Is "actioned" a valid word?

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What is the word that means to offer to be in a relationship?

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What do you call these symbols on either side of some text?

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Expressions in Tim Minchin's "Storm"

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How do you get from the literal meaning of "all bets are off" to the idiom?

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Is there a double-meaning to "picking my belly button" in this context?

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"I feel bad for you" versus "I feel badly for you"

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Which is the proper spelling: "Adapter" or "adaptor"?

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What is meant by "pun intended"?

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Verb for "ceasing to like someone/something"

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Is "below par" good or bad?

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“I like to do (be) something” vs “I like doing (being) something”

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Are there other idioms like "a stone's throw away" that both describe an activity and act as a measurement?

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When would I use "might as well" instead of "may as well"?

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Is there a rule in preposition-using?

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Meaning of the quote "there are dinner jackets and dinner jackets" from Casino Royale (2006)

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How offensive is it to call someone a "slag" in British English? (NSFW)

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How serious an insult is "wanker" in British English? [NSFW]

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Is "architect" a verb and a noun?

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What does "if and when" mean, and is it the same as "when and if"?

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Should I use 10 cent words or $2 words?

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Word for not knowing about something

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