Human Race -- Is It Still Widely Used
Well if usenet or the web is any indication, apparently so. I searched and turned...
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The Tea Of An Afternoon
Hello: Is this "tea of an afternoon" an idiomatic expression, similar to "five o...
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Overhead(S)
What is the correct use of the word "overhead" in a business context? Should it be...
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Tuck Your Teeth In
Hello, newbie here. I'm currently translating a movie-script to German and I'm having...
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Lip Service
I'm looking for a word that describes words or phrases uttered purely to conform...
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Comparative V. Comparable
I can't remember asking so many questions here (i.e. 2) in such a short time before...
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Please Help: Meaning Of Some English Expressions
Hello, Over the year I have come across the following English expressions but was...
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Generic Reference: A/The/No Article?
Hi guys, Take a look at the following sentences: 1) The bike is the most popular...
"Endeavour To Have The Matter Further...
Must share this - I have (really, really) just received a letter dated th Sept 2005...
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Help On Idiom Please
I've googled and checked my Oxford Dictionary of Idioms to no avail. What does 'to...
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Antonym For Ally
Hi. What is the antonym for ally? The context can be as below; Ex. America and...
Consigliere = Eminence Grise?
Hello There was an article recently about Alberto Gonzales in Newsweek which is still...
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Verb Usage: 'Resuming' Or 'Resuming With...
Hi, I am having trouble finding an explanation of using the verb, resume, in the...
Since?
StartFragment> "They haven't been in business since the day before yesterday....
Bunch Of Questions?
Hi there, dear teachers. I've accumulated a couple of questions I would like you...
In Time/Out Of Time?
What does 'in time/out of time' imply here in this context? During the eighteenth...
Obaue? What Does It Mean
I assume from context that obAUE means something like "with reference to the central...
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How To Write Query When My Script Is Similar...
I have been working on a screenplay for just over a year I did the bulk of the writing...
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Some More Questions Pertaining To A Textbook
1."...Three Men in a Boat, which has neen translated into several languages..." I...
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Applying At/With Or To?
Hi guys, I just came across an ad that said: "Thank you for applying to (Company...