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livresque
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39 votes

What does ‘Garden Girl’ mean?

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Languages understandable to English-speakers without learning

17 votes

What is a common idiom meaning, 'that a recovering patient's medical situation is likely to change all of a sudden without notice or reason'?

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What's another word for agreeing with another person just for the sake of it?

11 votes

A possibly modern derogatory term for housewife

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Poetic technique for taking a usually comforting thing in a scary context?

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Redneck and usage

8 votes

What is a word/expression for useless advice?

7 votes

Is the sentence below ambiguous?

7 votes

What's the word for someone who knows what you need in advance?

7 votes
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What is a How (placename)?

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What is "regomised"?

6 votes

Is there an English idiom for when you must commit to a course of action even if it turns out to be the wrong one?

6 votes

Another phrase for "glitz and glamor"

5 votes

What verb should you put in front of "insurrection"?

4 votes

What is English counterpart to Japanese phrase, “往生際が悪い” – behave disgracefully toward the end of life?

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Should one capitalise the first word in the body of a letter?

3 votes

What is the opposite of "setting the bar"?

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Calling someone a “blank” professor

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What’s the word(s) that means a person who stands for something only for the recognition?

3 votes

Is there a figurative term equivalent to the German idiom "Fingerübung"?

3 votes

A word descibing an object specifically designed to hold the shape or form of something else

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Usage of "before" in "I watched the sequel before the original movie"

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What is the word/reference for a paranoid reluctance to answer something because of bandwagoning superstition?

2 votes

A word/phrase for a day when you must be extremely cautious

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What is an idiom for being engaged in something?

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What's happening inside the Old Lady?

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A word that means someone is losing attention to the conversation due to being too far from the speaker

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Idiom for a Scrooge-like person that involved nickel?

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Verb for enjoying solitude