Mauritius/The Mauritius
Re: The Mauritius Command - Patrick O'Brian Throughout the above novel the name ...
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Why Do We Say "Come And Go" But Not "Go...
Hi there, I hope I've found the right section for my question. I wonder why people...
Idiom: Touch And Go
The idiom "touch and go" sounds like it refers to an occurance, the effect of which...
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An Article Missing?
Hello, the passage in bold feels a bit weird to me. Shouldn't there be an article...
Etymology Of "Lie Through Your Teeth"
I've been scouring on- and off-line dictionaries of slang, idiom, phrase and fable...
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Idiom Usage?
Hi, Can I use "I'll keep you posted in the below? Landlord: Before I rent the...
Re "My Two Cents"?
Attention: Teachers, Proficient Speakers, Top-Rated Users. Can anyone respond to...
"To Have Him Joined" And "To Have Him...
Hello again - I have a puzzle about this sentence, "it has been great to have him...
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Telephonic Conversation?
I did a search on Google, and "telephon ic conversation" got 200,000 odd hits...
On Review And Under Review?
Hi teachers, > I'm on the committee, and the Smith case is on review. Is "on review...
By Definition
Idioms & Phrases by definition According to prior determination, as a given. For...
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Lay An Egg (Questionable Usage)?
"You get mad at the littlest things. You asked for a redwood two by four and I...
Get Sth. Off Of?
Hello, I'm reading the usage of the idiom "get off" on thefreedictionary. The first...
Use Of The Phrase "The More The Merrier...
1. Is it correct to say that I love to live with many people. I mean the more...
Lies ..
Kipling: ... "Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies." As known, "lie" when used...
To Have None Of Someone + Ing
I was pondering whether it's gramatically correct to use the idiomatic expression...
Poorer For It?
A number of times, I have come across the expression "we are (or I am ) poorer...
Question?
Hi teachers, In the following sentence 'at all' is an adverb or an idiom? “ In...
My TAKE AWAY From Reading A Book?
Anyway, my take away from reading about verb tense in novels and from talking with...
What Does "It" Mean In This Sentence?
Hi.. I found this sentence in my dictionary. I don`t think "it" in this sentence...