What Does The "101" Mean In "American...
In e.g. "American History 101", what does the 101 mean, and what is the correct context...
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Gibberish (A Bit Long)
I recently had an on-line debate over the usage of the word "gibberish". I'm not...
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Good Riddance (To Bad Rubbish)
Forget about x-mas. Gimmie some examples of the usage of this phrase. I know its...
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If Wishes Were Horses
A fellow from Mexico said to me today, "If my grandmother had wheels, she would be...
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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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Took The/A Wrong Bus?
Native speakers of English say, "I took the wrong bus." (Not "a wrong bus.") In...
No Longer Relevant
Is there a word in English that means "no longer relevant"? The context is a reserve...
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The Use Of The Word "Congratulations"
Hi group. In my native language, Arabic, we use the word "congratulations" ( "mabrook...
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Meaning Of: "Err" As In "Err On The Side...
I was just wondering. Is there a definition of "err" in the dicionary that fits into...
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Concessions?
Hi, Help me please figure out the meaning of the word concession in this context...
BE Form?
So this is not the first time that I have to argue with my English teacher about...
What Does The Phrase "In The First Place...
Hello, Does anyone know the phrase"in the first place" in this sentence mean? "Many...
Standard English Sentences?
Which of these strike you as unnatural in standard English? I'm having trouble as...
Photography: Left/Right Semi-Profile
Is there a notion of a "left/right semi-profile" in English? (context: taking photographs...
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Are You Off For That?
Hi I watched an American tv program and one guy said to another: "You're off for...
...Like I'm Traying Too Hard.
Hi guys, may I ask you for explanation of the next two sentences, please what's...
Annoying Vs. Boring
I know that BrEng uses "boring" to mean the same thing as AmEng "annoying," but what...
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To Write And Speak English Effectively...
Hi, I'm from Orissa, India, I have a very weakness to learn how to write and speak...
Remember (To Do Sth / Doing Sth) In This...
Hi! I've got a problem with one sentence we did in our English class. "Surely you...
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Extraordinary Power Or An Extraordinary...
Hi. When do we use the indefinite article "an" before the word "extraordinary"?...