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How to say that food is hot (temperature) without the listener thinking that I mean "spicy"?

32 votes

What does "To-may-to, to-mah-to" mean?

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Is it 'what it looks like' or 'how it looks like'?

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"Catch" vs "Take" a Bus/Train

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"Who wants ice-cream?" — Should I say "(not) I" or "(not) me"?

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Why do some people pedantically cling to dying word forms (e.g. die, oxen)?

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How would you properly show deletion of unnecessary text in a quote?

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"Food" vs. "foods" — spelling and meaning

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What is the difference between dialogue and dialog?

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Appropriate to start business email or letter with just "Dear,"?

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Difference between "pain" and "ache"

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How should I understand "short of " in this sentence?

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Which one is correct? "Explain me" or "Explain to me"?

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The implication of "turn the mattress"

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How to refer to the original object from which a model is created

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Should "Good Morning" always be used as the first greeting of the day?

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How acceptable is "fully fledged" as opposed to "full-fledged"?

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best way to say the 24 hour time

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"Could you please" vs "Could you kindly"

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"Advice" vs. "an advice"

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Hypernym for "increase" and "decrease"

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What is the difference between "heading to" and "heading for"?

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"all but at most one" - What does it mean?

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"I'm going to take and stir the cake mix"

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Is there a word for the person who hides truth in order to deceive?

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Do British speakers have problems understanding Jamaican speakers?

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Is "hell of a" positive or negative?

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What is the correct form of address for a police officer?

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“It took me all of ten minutes to find out” - what does “it took me” mean?

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rule of thumb for 'however' in the middle of the sentence?

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