Tag: connotations

22 Difference between "pardoned" and "forgiven" 2017-02-22T22:03:40.733

13 Living by himself vs Living on his own 2015-01-26T15:08:50.513

11 What is the difference between “within” and “inside”? 2013-09-10T09:16:51.713

11 May I use "naive" to mean "inexperienced"? 2015-07-31T08:55:31.563

10 Could the word "interesting" have negative meaning? 2016-07-11T12:33:33.830

10 'provocative' vs 'sexy' 2019-10-06T06:11:25.443

9 Usage of "mad" and "crazy" in conversational english? 2013-03-15T17:24:16.593

8 whether it be vs whether it is 2017-01-27T14:05:47.647

6 Does "cleverly" have a negative, positive or neutral meaning? 2015-11-25T08:33:39.683

5 Does "the likes of" usually have a pejorative connotation? 2014-12-24T14:28:31.540

5 What kind of food is referred to as "sushi" in English? 2015-05-24T04:26:13.597

5 The connotation of the expression "Jack of all trades, master of none" 2015-10-28T17:58:38.827

5 Sorry, I didn't recognize "you", or "your voice"? 2016-06-20T16:44:58.380

5 When do people say 'Be well'? 2017-01-09T20:48:30.793

5 Meaning difference between insinuate and imply 2017-11-18T12:32:24.753

5 Concede vs admit 2018-05-28T07:57:57.700

4 What are the connotations of the word 'disorder' for a native speaker? 2013-01-23T21:26:19.260

4 How does a native speaker choose one word over its synonym(s)? 2015-03-24T10:36:14.240

3 to evolve in a negative way 2015-01-16T09:22:25.180

3 Does gorgeous carry a sexual connotation? 2015-04-13T18:51:16.887

3 How come "oblivion" means "void"? 2016-01-24T02:27:50.263

3 Is emotional a negative word? 2016-02-09T00:29:27.363

3 Are reluctant and hesitant interchangeable? 2016-04-28T07:06:36.713

3 Which one is better?: Do you need a/any/some help? 2016-06-21T10:15:40.580

3 What is the connotation of the word "Lightninged" when using it as a name of a product for education? 2016-08-03T07:51:13.517

3 Difference between "allow" and "let" 2017-02-22T21:12:26.840

3 Does word "segregate" sound natural? 2017-07-07T04:37:30.390

3 Does ‘Dear [surname]’s family’ sound friendly? 2017-12-11T13:54:43.163

2 How rude is it to "spit" on somebody? 2014-02-10T12:44:57.793

2 Is "consign" a negative verb? 2014-07-30T12:53:52.243

2 Does the phrase "voice an opinion" have some negative connotations? 2014-10-08T06:17:58.723

2 how to differentiate between "implication" and" connotation"? 2015-07-09T09:55:01.713

2 This earring "menaces with spikes of...": is the earring just dangerous or menacing? 2016-01-13T21:23:13.427

2 "In such environment" vs "In such an environment" 2016-04-23T23:03:43.550

2 "I was leaving" vs "I left" 2016-04-28T21:17:58.930

2 without this and/or that 2016-06-28T01:18:34.920

2 Does "polemic" always have a negative connotation? 2016-12-21T10:56:20.983

2 Indulge/gratify my curiosity? 2017-01-01T10:34:48.053

2 Care to elaborate? 2017-10-09T09:06:20.300

2 I would like to know nuance of creepy 2017-12-05T18:31:15.693

2 Connotations—are they to some extent instinctive? 2017-12-21T19:31:46.427

2 (all) that, too, so 2018-10-25T07:43:02.513

2 Difference between adjective+noun and noun+adjective 2019-02-20T07:04:46.197

2 can "what have you done" be asked in a neutral way? 2019-03-11T17:59:57.813

1 Meaning and connotation of "_______ your heart out" 2015-02-05T04:45:58.727

1 Connotation of "laundry list" 2015-03-11T07:40:29.303

1 Implication of "you have to realize" 2015-05-14T15:38:18.513

1 How to politely explain to someone that their lack of clarity is due to their ignorance? 2015-12-20T16:03:07.483

1 Is the word 'expensive' negative or neutral? 2016-06-13T15:21:05.557

1 Is the use of the adjective "pedantic" always derogatory? 2016-08-06T16:48:13.250

1 What could be a plan status higher than "pro"? 2016-10-24T18:22:25.520

1 Can the word "exposure" be used to mean something positive? 2016-10-27T21:19:35.677

1 what can I say ''when someone shares a good experience/feeling''? 2017-01-04T10:04:27.360

1 Use of abbreviations in travel descriptions 2017-01-16T15:10:40.373

1 When is disinformation the better term to use than misinformation? 2017-03-06T21:14:54.750

1 Does the phrase "bizarrely specific" carry a negative connotation? 2017-03-24T03:46:26.277

1 The first day of spring/the first spring day 2017-06-01T17:45:03.450

1 The nuance of "ample" 2017-07-04T00:13:51.840

1 Have no problem doing something and have no trouble doing something 2017-12-27T18:33:26.327

1 I don’t get the exact nuance of this sentence 2017-12-27T23:23:16.953

1 Is calling someone "creepy" rude? 2018-01-20T16:51:58.900

1 Is "any of ... + not" wrong? 2018-01-22T22:52:31.230

1 What would be the connotative meaning of "deeply grounded in tradition"? 2018-02-08T00:58:13.187

1 downplay, play down; downscale, scale down 2018-08-02T08:11:49.470

1 What are the right words for this sentence? 2018-08-30T05:36:22.727

1 a CERTAIN answer? 2018-09-06T09:06:42.433

1 persist in V-ing 2018-12-12T23:05:22.210

1 Does the expression "taking a cut" imply some sort of grift? If so, what's a neutral equivalent expression? 2019-06-15T18:06:49.620

1 The different nuance between "I think~"/"I don't think~" 2019-11-22T17:28:13.293

1 Word for someone who speaks less but has positive connotation 2020-01-14T12:05:06.450

1 Do a demonstrative and a possessive pronoun make it offensive (if so, what is the alternative)? 2020-04-24T15:32:37.243

1 Connotation of word shrewd 2020-05-11T11:14:29.427

1 Set limits vs set up limits vs set out limits 2020-08-15T00:39:02.043

0 "[...]you'll see them all run for cover"? 2015-02-13T03:20:49.463

0 What does 'dalliance' mean here? 2015-04-04T10:59:38.200

0 Chips vs Fries: was this a tongue-in-cheek joke in "A Fish Called Wanda"? 2015-12-06T01:08:46.670

0 Can I row this boat to the water's edge? 2016-03-30T10:30:45.233

0 difference between the and a in this context with relative clause 2016-06-16T22:13:00.470

0 Which one is more idiomatic - "Occurs to me" or "Occurred to me"? 2016-06-25T04:02:34.367

0 What is the nuance difference between "yourself" and "your way"? 2016-07-12T14:07:32.220

0 Difference between "abolish" and "rescind" 2016-09-29T12:38:11.897

0 What does nuance of "should" in this situation 2016-10-23T09:26:30.347

0 What's the difference between meaning of 'A happy new year' and 'Happy new year'? 2017-01-01T04:17:00.947

0 Usage of verb drag 2017-01-01T09:49:01.657

0 I want to know the difference of feeling between where and . There 2017-02-20T16:29:13.717

0 What's the difference between ''be going to'' and ''will'' in conditional sentences? 2017-02-27T18:29:47.577

0 if for no other reason than to do 2017-05-28T11:43:03.933

0 Why is interior decorating insulting in this context? 2017-06-23T12:02:15.683

0 What is the connotation of "up" in phrases like "eat up" and "wait up"? 2017-12-16T21:22:21.010

0 Connotation behind "forking possibilites" 2018-01-24T20:28:24.583

0 "That be me" in the movie The Hateful Eight 2018-03-17T17:48:06.747

0 What are some words with the connotation of unreality/numbness/dream? 2018-05-04T13:20:09.973

0 Work on (doing) something and work at (doing) something 2018-08-05T20:07:25.330

0 Relationship between "detrimental" and "effective" 2018-09-29T21:53:46.470

0 have p.p vs past tense 2018-10-12T04:46:51.587

0 Other word for "financial help". Can charity be a financial "contribution"? 2018-11-06T17:49:22.733

0 Connotations of "in any capacity" 2018-11-06T17:56:12.453

0 Please let me know the nuance and teach me which is correct 2018-12-11T13:37:25.423

0 What are the connotations of the word “pedantry”? 2018-12-30T11:30:01.890