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Back Of/ On The Back Of F.A.G Packet?

i saw this phrase (pls ignore the full stop in f.a.g) used on forum or a paper but don't really understand what it means. Would appreciate if someone could tell me. an example...

Meaning Of ‘Other People With Alzheimer...

Meaning of ‘other people with Alzheimer’s’ and ‘experience something similar ’ The passage below is from Jellyfish age backwards by Nicklas Brendborg. Are we perhaps wrong...

Paradox And Ambivalence?

How to use these two words ? eg.I felt a modicum of ambivalence . So ambivalence refers to feeling. eg."more haste, less speed" is a paradox. I understand their meaning but I...

In Return For WHAT?

In return for WHAT The passage below is from Jellyfish age backwards by Nicklas Brendborg. In 1847, the Hungarian-German physician Ignaz Semmelweis was trudging around...

Due Respect Vs The Due Respect?

Hi Would you say that both of these sound fully natural to you? You must give him the due respect. You must give him due respect. Thanks, Tom ...

There Is A Possibility?

Hi I have heard both. Do both of these sentences sound fully natural to you? There is a possibility that he will turn up again. There is possibility that he will turn up...

Cancer

I have lung cancer. OR I have a lung cancer. When would use the mass form and count form?

Meanings?

Hi. I was reading a book for law school students and junior attorneys and came up with this expression. The default advocacy attitude is austere, solemn, and somber—something...

Pleasure Was All Mine?

Hi Is the phrase pleasure is all mine natural in everyday English? Is this little dialogue OK? (Guest to the host at the time of leaving...) Guest - It was a lovely evening...

Exposure?

Hi. What's the difference between exposure to sth and contact with it? Thanks in advance ...

'Lonely Like Finger'?

There is a phrase like it in Polish language which means something like "totally lonely". We were wondering with friends if it's a Polish idiom or if it's possible to say that...

That Obstacle Game?

what is that game where you are inside of a blow-up thing and you have to jump over this big cylinder every time it passes you? because ive never heard what its called but I...

Meaning Of "Guido"?

Hello everyone. I am reading a novel, and I came across this expression. Could you please let me know its meaning? “We’re also missing Inky,” said Pablo. “He’s gone.” Rollo...

Meaning?

Hi, would you please tell me what is the meaning of don't just love Mercer and I tried my best and never kiss and tell in the following text: "....Don't you just love Mercer...

First Conditional Sentence?

Hi, If you are caught stealing , they will sack you. Caught is the past form of catch. why was 'caught' used here? Thanks ...

My Eyes Were Constantly Strained.

Hi Could you please give your take about these two sentences? She kept her flat/apartment lights very dim and my eyes were constantly strained while reading. She kept her flat...

Some Clothes Inhibit Body Odor While Others...

Hi Could you please tell me the opposite of inhibit here? Would accentuate or encourage work? Some clothes inhibit body odor in the heat while others _______________ it...

My Mother Kicked Up A Stink ...

Hi I read this sentence in an Oxford Dictionary. Shouldn't it be the receipt instead of a receipt ? My mom kicked up a stink when the store refused to accept her return...

Meaning?

Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning Now in the following text: " Well, we'll get to the bottom of it tonight, I can assure you of that" " Now Myra," Leigh said softly...

Heads Off?

In a bar: Frank pays the bartender. Then gives Anna a hug and heads off . Anna takes a sip of her beer, then notices that he's forgotten his cap. She turns to look for him,...

Difference Between Camisoles And Tank...

I would appreciate it if you learned the difference between a camisole and a tank top.

Meaning?

Hi would you please tell me what is the meaning of Ag and Defense in the following text: If there is a way to screw Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Ag, Defense,pick another...

Rate And Price?

Hi Could you please check these sentences and tell me if they sound OK to you? Every shop in the town had its own rates and some shops charged too much for items like chocolates...

Fleecing, Flaying And Exorbitant?

Hi Would you say that these sentences would sound natural in the right context? Any suggestions please? Some shops in the town were really flaying . (they charged too much)...

Meaning Of ‘Raisin’?

Meaning of ‘ raisin ’ [link] The passage below is from Jellyfish age backwards by Nicklas Brendborg. What actually happens when you sunbathe is that your skin is exposed...
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