Expressing Fractions
1) In English, how do you read aloud expressions such as "0.65 m"? 2) In English...
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That Is So Not True.
That is so not true. You are so not hideous. I've heard these from American TV anmations...
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She's "Well"Stacked"?
Yes, I have heard this expression from native Englishmen a few times: "She's well...
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'At Grade Intersection' - Round Peg, Round...
Salute to a technical term that covers just the required scope of meaning, no more...
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Recent Threads On Such Diverse
Recent threads on such diverse topics as ecclesiastical Latin and shopping procedures...
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Origin Of "Here You Are"
Hello, I'd like to know where the expression "Here you are" (e.g. when you give sth...
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Life Is Not A Potato.
I was confused by the expression "life is not a potato" in Chekhov's "My Wife". Is...
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Jigsaw Puzzle Pieces
Hello, On a jigsaw puzzle piece, there is a number of male lobe-shaped protrusions...
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Any More
If you have two sets of sheets, and you have used one and the guest has used the...
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"The" Or No "The"
Hello All: To me, a "the" before the "US ambassador" in the following text is needed...
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Looking For An Expression
Hi, I am looking for a fixed expression that can replace "last longer than expected...
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"Bunny Rabbit" - Isn't "Bunny" Enough...
Hey. I wonder what's the origin/reason for the expression "bunny rabbit". Are there...
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Solecisms (2)
From "New English Fourth, GCSE Edition" (1987) by Rhodri Jones, published by Heinemann...
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Films That "Created" Phrases Or Terms
Are there any films that have had huge influence on language? I understand that Cipher...
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Meaning(S) Of "Swab"
In the film "Gattica" I heard the word "swab" being used for the first time, possibly...
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Do Americans 'Cluck'?
Aficionados of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will be familiar with the remark made in...
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"Between" And "Among"
I would be grateful if anyone could shed light on the usage of "between" and "among...
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Kol B'seder= Copacetic
A colleague of mine tried to convince me that "copacetic" derives from the Hebrew...
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Frosting On The Cake
Hello Have you ever heard about " That's frosting on the cake & That's icing on the...
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Lose Your Accent In 28 Days (Press Release...
Press Release: Lose Your Accent in 28 Days New Accent Reduction Book and CD-ROM Set...
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