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Meaning of "taking a woman off to the hay bales"?
What is the meaning of "taking a woman off to the hay bales"? For example, a group of (non-close) friends ...
meaning expression idioms 0 votes, asked Jun 04 by Dendi
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Eugenics thought
I am perplexed by the use of 'eugenics thought' in published text. According to my understanding it should be either ...
Possessives adjectives idioms 0 votes, asked Sep 02 '15 by AnneR
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Is "therefore able to" gramatically correct?
SAT idioms grammar 0 votes, asked Apr 10 '15 by Priyanka Balakumar
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What are these type of phrases called?Are there a list of them somewhere?Parts and Labor, Field & Stream, nuts and ...
colloquial colloquialisms idioms phrases 0 votes, asked Feb 21 '15 by Koguma
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Stare or look?
I'm proofreading a book written by a friend, and we're having a disagreement over a word choice. A paraphrased version ...
Word choice idioms 0 votes, edited Jul 20 '13 by Alex Gebethner
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What is the verb for attention?
Could you please advise me the difference between the following phrases: to take attention to call attention to pay attention ...
idioms Phrase 0 votes, asked Nov 20 '12 by Lola
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