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12 votes
1 answer
931 views

"has scientists excited" or "has excited scientists"?

9 votes
2 answers
1k views

If it isn't [someone's name]!

8 votes
5 answers
42k views

"Ma'am" or "Miss" in American English? [closed]

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

Semantic constraints on "have a problem V-ing"

5 votes
1 answer
275 views

whites and other color words as clothing of particular colors

5 votes
1 answer
205 views

one or [the] other in American and British English

4 votes
3 answers
11k views

"sweets" in American English

4 votes
1 answer
412 views

What is the subtle difference between ‘just about’ and ‘only just’? [closed]

4 votes
4 answers
29k views

on Sundays and every Sunday

3 votes
2 answers
121 views

about 'couldn't' [closed]

3 votes
1 answer
5k views

"as if she had been" or "as if she were"?

3 votes
2 answers
23k views

"Explain the reason why" [duplicate]

3 votes
1 answer
594 views

suspicious "it" in "too adj to V" construction

3 votes
2 answers
3k views

help and example or examples?

3 votes
3 answers
584 views

poetic license or incorrect mixed conditional

2 votes
1 answer
377 views

Whose misadventured piteous overthrows doth

2 votes
1 answer
76 views

"at all" in affirmative sentences without non-assertive words

2 votes
4 answers
248 views

punctuation: chicken-fried steak [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
826 views

Singular or plural when there is no plural antecedent?

2 votes
2 answers
178 views

Can it ever be acceptable to use singular “they” with a specific referent of known but undisclosed gender?

2 votes
1 answer
62 views

Is inversion used in "From this hardship emerged a country"?

2 votes
1 answer
680 views

Romeo and Juliet "Which then most sought where most might not be found" [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
113 views

expressions like "muscle in on..."

2 votes
1 answer
326 views

A, or rather B- its rhetorical effect

2 votes
1 answer
260 views

so far...as that

2 votes
1 answer
2k views

Implications of the term "ground zero"

2 votes
2 answers
211 views

referent of 'such a conviction'

2 votes
1 answer
178 views

a box of sweets- British / American difference [closed]

2 votes
1 answer
309 views

meaning of 'put down'

2 votes
5 answers
381 views

Expressions borrowed from horse racing