Tag: idiomatic-language

14 Phrasal verb for carbonated drinks exploding out of the can after being shaken? 2019-07-14T17:41:23.130

13 "on its way" vs. "in its way" 2019-02-26T23:30:28.040

12 What is an idiomatic way to tell someone to put their hands on someone's eyes in order to not let them see? 2018-03-12T09:11:24.270

11 Which is correct: "on foot" or "by foot"? 2015-12-08T08:16:41.543

10 "You are your self first supporter", a more proper way to say it 2019-04-05T17:25:08.503

9 Please, smoke with good manners 2019-04-27T19:10:49.677

8 What is the proper way to ask someone if we still meeting tomorrow? 2016-06-02T21:48:11.320

8 What is the meaning of the expression 'nice to wheat you'? 2017-05-01T20:58:40.513

8 "I'd like to have something to drink" vs "I'd like to drink something" 2018-10-05T12:23:24.590

7 Why so many verbs in this sentence in the published book? 2018-08-30T23:24:03.553

7 An idiomatic word for "very little" in this context? 2019-10-04T11:29:01.650

6 How to express the ratio a=b/c? 2017-01-04T16:38:14.400

6 Can I say "something is happened to my phone"? 2017-01-08T21:05:33.250

6 Is "I mostly agree with what you said" correct? 2017-04-13T14:14:54.460

6 Is it natural to write "You must read the book, as must your brother"? 2017-06-24T17:59:46.473

6 Why "would have + past participle" instead of simple past? 2018-01-15T14:25:50.560

6 Ambiguity - Should it be "mindful of committing logical fallacies" or "mindful of not committing logical fallacies"? 2019-10-17T21:16:53.423

6 You'd or you had? 2020-04-19T00:20:19.990

5 How to use "not so much [x] as [y]" 2016-12-30T09:54:10.560

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

5 "In their thousands" and "in the thousands" 2018-03-06T20:29:12.280

5 What do these phrases in the game of cricket mean? 2019-01-21T08:08:00.967

5 Too many "martial artists". How to cut them down? 2020-06-22T03:44:33.657

4 Is this a perfunctory greeting? 2013-02-22T01:53:34.950

4 They can take our lives, but they will never take our hats! 2018-07-13T18:39:09.577

4 A person working at a job for the longest period of time 2018-09-29T22:44:10.487

4 "If needed" Vs. "If it's needed" 2019-02-13T18:37:15.033

4 Question: "Are you hungry?" Answer: "I feel like eating." 2019-02-21T23:25:48.990

4 Is "accuse people to be racist" grammatical? 2019-02-23T20:22:17.043

3 "making noise" or "make a noise"? 2014-04-17T10:38:25.440

3 1,000-strong battalion - meaning of "strong"? 2014-08-30T13:39:59.197

3 Are these sentences characteristic of a native speaker? 2015-06-28T15:39:47.827

3 Is it idiomatic to say "Your XYZ Team" in English? 2016-11-21T10:28:06.220

3 Expressions used to boost someone's energy/enthusiasm in doing their work 2018-02-23T15:03:34.207

3 before the day is out 2018-04-30T20:07:15.927

3 "He wore a trailing arm from someone" What does this mean? 2018-06-17T19:59:06.140

3 Not everything what appears so is chocolate. 2018-07-18T16:29:33.680

3 "From 4 years out" meaning 2018-08-29T03:16:29.267

3 Here's a bunch of versions of the word "smuggler's boat". Please tell me which one is best or normal 2018-10-02T13:04:42.070

3 Is it "leave them to me" or "leave them with me"? 2019-03-11T00:23:34.673

3 Is "to reach more" idiomatic? 2019-03-18T14:38:33.633

3 An idiom/ idioms for a person who spends too much time on the cellphone? 2019-03-19T14:05:14.163

3 Fly on a jet pack vs fly with a jet pack? 2019-03-24T23:40:32.417

3 Is there a better way to say "see someone's dreams"? 2019-04-25T22:31:29.643

3 What is a proper response to "What's up"? 2019-04-26T00:31:55.247

3 Is the expression "To think you would stoop so low" often misused? 2019-05-12T21:47:14.527

3 "Don't I just bet you were" 2019-05-22T01:50:37.873

3 Can we use the verb "says" for advertisement? 2019-05-31T15:00:14.517

3 When guide someone to think something which one is more appropriate, "find" or "find out"? 2019-07-02T05:40:57.693

3 When do we say "on a place" instead of "in a place"? 2019-08-03T04:28:46.737

3 Can I add an “s” after a specific/non-ten year like 2015s? 2020-08-12T22:34:36.653

2 "To get the facts straight" usage 2016-04-22T18:41:02.380

2 "He is good looking" vs "He is looking good" 2016-09-10T17:53:18.073

2 Since I hadn't had much chance to communicate with you...? 2016-09-29T11:32:24.037

2 Is "Call me whenever possible" correct? 2016-11-24T02:39:39.743

2 Can the pattern "How+modifier+noun" be used like this: "How old a kid stole the package?" 2016-12-02T10:18:19.510

2 Is this sentence about programming practice correct? 2016-12-05T14:40:25.620

2 What grammatical concept is used here? 2016-12-30T22:09:00.350

2 Use of subject again after "and" is more natural or not? 2017-01-09T04:27:35.740

2 When you are going to know indirectly / politely the name of the person you're meeting or talking to 2017-01-26T13:46:01.730

2 Is "I'm afraid" natural to use in this situation? 2017-02-01T19:29:54.910

2 Rephrase consecutive relative clauses with the relative pronoun 'that' 2017-02-09T10:09:51.767

2 Idiomatic expressions 2017-04-16T23:35:26.810

2 I'm not feeling like VS I don't feel like 2017-06-04T09:18:33.947

2 "What is funny in people being injured?" vs "What is funny in peoples' being injured?" 2017-06-23T18:18:42.723

2 Phrases to give home address 2017-08-19T02:04:04.133

2 Idiomatic ways to say something like "the starting time for the meeting is put off for one hour" 2017-09-23T16:11:26.973

2 Can I use "open" to mean "create an account"? 2017-11-08T18:19:11.080

2 "Would be most welcomed and appreciated" or "most welcome and appreciated" 2017-12-19T16:42:04.033

2 Asking about someone's hometown 2018-01-29T02:01:03.657

2 Can I use "trickle" and "pour" for data streaming? 2018-01-30T13:03:33.323

2 What does "snooze like a lump" mean? 2018-03-13T00:14:20.797

2 Is "put up coffee" idiomatic? 2018-04-23T04:02:24.200

2 Is "by all means" in this sentence a correct usage? How to express "I can be reached in any way"? 2018-05-23T04:47:03.070

2 The ground is going to fall apart/crumble 2018-06-21T23:23:01.680

2 I wanted to know whether there are some similar English idioms for this Persian Idiom or not?(look at the definition) 2018-08-04T19:13:38.357

2 Job was completed, job has completed and job has been completed? 2018-09-06T17:37:32.743

2 Would you mind if I + past simple/base form (When you want to ask for permission to say something in the class) 2018-09-23T16:46:19.983

2 goes here vs is going here 2019-01-05T12:23:23.517

2 Is "different unknown fathers" grammatical? 2019-02-20T01:59:15.643

2 "Watching PewDiePie videos" or "Watching PewDiePie's videos"? 2019-02-24T19:17:44.777

2 Is "whimper" the same as "say with pain"? 2019-03-04T01:02:09.983

2 Is "ask to join" and "ask if you can join" synonymous? 2019-03-09T12:21:51.517

2 Is "follow their actions" semantically correct? 2019-03-09T16:11:57.647

2 awkward or wrong? 2019-03-17T10:43:58.300

2 Is "for causing autism in X" grammatical? 2019-03-29T23:34:36.487

2 A more succinct way of saying "everyone you have on your Facebook friend list"? 2019-03-30T13:53:08.113

2 Why the definite article in "with just the suggestion of a smirk"? 2019-05-06T15:38:59.413

2 Is "A hole for peeping in" grammatical? 2019-05-08T23:14:55.773

2 Can I reply "I am good" to imply " no, thanks" when the context is not about eating or drinking? 2019-06-07T03:56:26.297

2 Accelerate the process of entering the project 2019-06-12T16:31:52.380

2 Are both "wipe us out of existence" and "wipe us off of existence" idiomatic? 2019-06-13T00:19:28.800

2 Can you say “I savaged myself” or “She savaged herself” for something or someone? 2019-06-30T11:04:22.040

2 lack of knowledge or the lack of knowledge 2019-07-08T15:29:37.550

2 "either" used with two "or's" 2019-07-12T03:10:34.143

2 Do we need to repeat the verb after and? 2019-07-12T12:33:38.777

2 Is the phrase "more and more x the more y" idiomatic? 2019-07-13T19:17:35.477

2 I hope it will be vs. I hope it be 2019-07-24T08:20:46.523

2 X's chances of doing or the chances of X doing 2019-08-08T11:42:58.977