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MEAN, as an adjective
Writer 17 April 2020
MEAN, as an adjective can describe someone who's stingy, tight, miserly, ungenerous, unwilling to spend, etc. This usage is chiefly Brit...
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WORDS WITH ALTERNATIVE PRONUNCIATION
Writer 14 April 2020
Some words just don't like being boxed in by a single pronunciation. Students often ask whether there is a more or less correct version ...
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Go Figure
Writer 14 April 2020
GO FIGURE is something you might want to say when you're puzzled, perplexed or surprised. You say it when you think the situation you de...
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GO TO TOWN
Writer 14 April 2020
GO TO TOWN (ON) is an informal phrase indicating actions performed with great energy, in a very eager, exuberant or thorough way. "The ...
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MUST NOT and BE NOT ALLOWED TO
MUST NOT and BE NOT ALLOWED TO can both express an obligation not to do something. Sometimes, they can be used interchangeably without much ...
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STAND (UP) AND BE COUNTED
Writer 09 April 2020
STAND (UP) AND BE COUNTED means to state or show publicly that you support someone or something, reveal your convictions or opinions, esp. w...
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A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT
Writer 06 April 2020
A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT is another way to say too little, too late. It means that the action taken was taken late and is completely in...
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