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A word or phrase for this kind of metallic colouring?

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Why is "archaic" pronounced uniquely? Is the sequence -ɪɪ- only found in this word?

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Why do people say a dog is 'harmless' but not 'harmful'?

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Did King Charles III use the pronoun "myself" correctly?

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Why use "the" in "than the 3.5bn years ago"?

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Is there an adage in English for "realizing you are not the biggest"?

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What is “a place with a lot of wind“ called in English?

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How to use a slash to describe two options, one of which is made up of two or more words?

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Synonym for a material that is resistant to fire

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A word or phrase for people who eat together and share the same food

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Can "believed" ever be an adjective?

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Is it at all idiomatic to say "between doing something and doing something else, I've realized that..."?

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Can I use the word "impotence" and not refer to erectile dysfunction

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Is comma needed before this relative clause?

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What's an alternative term for "age groups"?

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What is this usage - "to stay home of an evening"?

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Looking for a suffix to denote paraphernalia associated with a person

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American vs British use of "the" in “after (the) summer break was over”

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Is "did" used conditionally, regionally or otherwise? e.g. "Did you want..." instead of "Would you want..."

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Can I use an adjective as a modifier at the beginning of a sentence?

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Word describing a distinct absence of intellectual curiosity?

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Word to describe someone who composes artistic writing

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Adjective usage of 'mystic' vs 'mystical'

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English equivalent for the Arabic saying: "A hungry man can't enjoy the beauty of the sunset"

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Common/natural ways we might use the continuous and perfect continuous for the verb "to be" ("will be being", "will have been being")?

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People who frequently travel in planes are called…?

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What part of speech is 'really' when it is spoken in a sentence on its own?

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What is the term for using a famous person's name to describe another person?

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Is it lying in wait for/of or laying in wait for/of?

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An adjective meaning “present at the place in question”

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