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30 votes
3 answers
272k views

"Should I" vs. "Shall I" vs. "Do I" in AE

15 votes
4 answers
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"[a/the] equivalent of" vs. "[a/the] equivalent for" vs. "[a/the] equivalent to"

13 votes
12 answers
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"God's own country"

10 votes
3 answers
63k views

I haven't seen her "for"/"in" two days

10 votes
3 answers
18k views

"jam," "jelly," and "jello" in AmEng vernacular

9 votes
3 answers
714 views

Does "show" for "put in an appearance; arrive" sound any more or less informal/slack than "show up" in modern day English?

8 votes
4 answers
17k views

"exhibition" vs. "exposition" vs. "exhibit" in AmEng

8 votes
6 answers
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"high-end clientele" is to "low-end clientele" as "carriage trade" is to what?

8 votes
2 answers
693 views

"the 'first/last' of the [day/night/week, etc.]" for "the 'beginning/end' of the [day/night/week, etc.]

7 votes
3 answers
456 views

Authors who "fracture" the language

7 votes
2 answers
485 views

AmEng equivalent for BrEng "decorator"

7 votes
8 answers
2k views

English equivalent for the French expression "péter de santé"

7 votes
3 answers
5k views

"cologne" and "aftershave" for "fragrance for men"

7 votes
2 answers
242k views

Reservation "under the name", "in the name", or "by the name" of Ms. X

6 votes
2 answers
33k views

"Balconies", "porches", "decks", "terraces", "verandas", "lanais", "galleries", and "piazzas" in GAE and dialectal AE

6 votes
5 answers
6k views

Yards, courtyards, and gardens in American English

6 votes
3 answers
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"black ice" vs. "glare ice" vs. "glaze" in NAmEng

6 votes
4 answers
2k views

The rain is "lifting"

6 votes
10 answers
2k views

Colorful idiom/phrase equivalent to French "s'en fourrer jusque là/plein la panse"

6 votes
3 answers
1k views

"conclude" vs. "decide" in AmEng

6 votes
2 answers
7k views

Usage of "homework," "schoolwork," and "assignment" in AmEng for schoolwork given to students to do at home

5 votes
2 answers
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"The government 'is' always changing 'their' mind" in AmEng

5 votes
2 answers
5k views

"In back of'' vs. "back of" vs. the spatial sense of "behind" in AmE

5 votes
2 answers
5k views

Can "must not" be used alternately to "can't" in AE to say that sth is logically impossible?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

In AE, is "tin" used instead of "can" to designate an eco friendly BPA free can of sardines?

5 votes
2 answers
14k views

Does the idiom "in lieu of" for "instead of" sound legalese or affected in modern day AmE [closed]

5 votes
7 answers
5k views

"Trace" as a synonym for "trail" in AmEng

5 votes
7 answers
2k views

"Would you mind and do something" in nonstandard colloquial AmEng

4 votes
1 answer
5k views

"Sport", "sports", and "sporting" as modifiers

4 votes
9 answers
38k views

What differences are there between "sitting room", "lounge", "lounge room", and "front room"?

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