Tag: informal-language

38 What's a polite way of asking "who are you?" on the phone? 2018-03-16T09:45:43.050

20 What is the English equivalent of the Russian word тормоз which is used for very slowly working software? 2017-09-19T20:39:11.060

12 What is a word meaning "with a low possibility"? 2015-08-31T18:15:35.770

11 Delete the phrase "I'm" from the sentence by native speaker 2016-03-18T10:59:43.317

10 Can traffic lights "turn red" for ten minutes? 2017-06-30T09:04:48.480

7 Using "or" or "nor" with three options 2015-12-14T18:41:40.270

7 "ain't … nobody" or "ain't … anybody"? 2016-01-20T17:52:00.593

7 How do people count weeks or months? 2017-01-30T16:14:19.973

6 what is the difference between 'em and them 2014-05-13T13:12:03.787

6 Are phrasal verbs almost always too informal to use in an academic writing? 2014-12-25T17:28:59.917

6 It is better to~ vs It is better off~ 2016-03-14T02:02:19.350

6 Synonym for the word "information" 2018-01-24T05:37:29.003

6 Informal question construction: "Anyone know what...", "Everyone finished?" 2019-05-19T10:10:12.423

5 There is this place 2014-06-06T14:45:35.793

5 Using I am all ears in a professional Email? 2015-06-13T09:09:55.087

5 What phrase should I use to say that a girl rejected a guy who was rude to her? 2015-09-08T21:21:34.930

5 What expression should I use in these situations? 2016-02-21T01:10:02.090

4 Can even an expert use Conversational Deletion in his official place? 2013-05-17T02:53:36.327

4 Ain't and negatives 2013-07-25T18:34:41.627

4 Can I omit "it" when I say "Sounds good."? 2017-03-03T09:36:07.257

4 Looking for a phrase to use when asking someone to leave a task to you 2017-03-25T16:36:23.893

4 Is it informal to use "so on " in the article? 2019-02-16T13:58:20.600

3 He got his car stolen? 2014-08-12T06:21:26.027

3 How to introduce to your new teacher when you have a middle name or more than one different name 2015-01-10T13:18:33.667

3 Maybe + future tense 2015-12-22T10:11:11.973

3 Reduplicated usage of "my": what does this mean? 2016-02-07T01:07:23.057

3 "Like" as nonstandard adverb and informal interjection for the approximation: function or meaning? 2016-02-29T11:27:15.147

3 How to use 'Give it a look/Give a look (to)'? 2016-07-15T11:34:41.160

3 Difference between "hardly someone" and "hardly anyone" 2016-10-10T10:34:12.490

3 Contraction in present perfect 2017-04-22T14:59:51.900

3 Can be sentences turned into questions just by changing intonation in spoken/informal English? 2017-09-20T10:58:02.430

3 Formal word/phrase for the informal question tag "right?" 2017-12-29T05:29:59.287

3 does "what does she do?" always mean "what is her job?" 2018-01-20T11:05:27.940

3 Meaning of "Working to a brief" 2019-01-20T14:18:29.450

3 What does "it's going to be a fast match for team X" mean? 2019-02-02T17:58:01.160

3 Text in Asterisks in 3rd person singular 2019-04-17T12:58:08.713

3 Run 2 runs, run 2 (can "runs" be dropped in colloquial language) [cricket] 2019-06-16T14:01:36.163

2 "Man, it's not that easy!" - What if I'm talking to a woman? 2014-10-17T11:00:48.597

2 She don't know that she's a lucky girl 2014-11-11T00:16:49.697

2 Question about use and meaning of "want to" and "going to" in really informal English 2015-04-24T15:28:20.793

2 Meaning of the word "sprizzle" 2015-04-27T13:04:58.880

2 What does the expression or slang "Bootstrap" means and which expressions contain it in Australian Slang? 2015-05-13T05:12:03.270

2 What is the difference between Anyways, Anyway and Any way? 2015-05-13T22:34:45.887

2 In the natural way of speaking, How to pronounce "next stop"? 2015-05-21T21:24:31.690

2 Can 'menu' be used as a 'catalog'? 2015-06-17T05:59:30.203

2 What does "What's up?" mean? 2015-11-22T10:31:08.390

2 How to say that TV is showing a movie? 2015-12-15T06:46:37.597

2 The informal name for air pressure pump 2015-12-31T15:24:39.157

2 Ending a sentence with "as well" 2016-02-23T08:11:21.600

2 did wake up or woke up 2016-03-03T07:11:42.587

2 Using 'she don't care' in The Beatles' song 'Ticket to Ride' 2016-03-23T10:05:31.477

2 Is it polite/good manners to say 'whatever'? 2016-03-29T10:22:08.377

2 How to use "to go" when I ask in a restaurant? 2016-04-09T05:04:29.347

2 Why people says 'tho' at the end of the sentence? 2016-05-19T10:48:05.633

2 Unusual grammars in the slang 2016-07-09T12:07:41.407

2 How may native speakers ask to 'validate' a ticket on the train other than using 'validate' 2016-09-12T14:24:20.430

2 Is less votes correct? 2016-11-09T12:03:38.250

2 Someone who lives in a working-class neighborhood 2016-11-26T12:23:57.357

2 Is it correct to use "to where" as an equivalent for "in order to" or "so that"? 2016-11-26T18:57:23.003

2 Have the newspapers started using Informal Language? 2017-02-26T17:52:04.630

2 What's the meaning of the phrase "You seem med"? 2017-04-06T18:20:30.927

2 A book that has done terrific! 2017-05-24T14:33:35.807

2 Can I replace "so that" by something more pretty? 2017-05-25T13:19:56.250

2 How to ask about folder size 2017-08-22T21:35:37.953

2 How to say person A is calling(looking for) person B? 2017-11-14T06:27:08.353

2 Usage of "some" and "bitcoin" 2017-12-08T13:23:31.513

2 What is the difference between you betcha and I betcha? 2018-05-02T16:38:48.350

2 Is it OK to use "heck" in public occasions? 2018-07-12T02:59:40.833

2 Can we omit "as possible" in "as many X as possible" in informal speech? 2019-02-01T17:53:47.420

1 How would uneducated people say: "he has some good qualities" 2014-11-08T08:46:47.570

1 Formal way of asking "When are you in Berlin?" 2014-11-19T19:10:17.480

1 Contractions - i will and it would 2015-03-14T13:58:18.683

1 Informal spoken English: I shall wait you in the garden, five o'clock 2015-04-01T16:53:43.997

1 In a TV Series, I heard an actor say 'Love' as in British |o| Job and not Love as in |la|, is it a British Dialect or something? 2015-05-22T19:43:30.587

1 The use of: "Wanted" vs "Would Want" in sentences 2015-10-21T14:42:30.487

1 The informal name for windscreen washer fluid 2015-12-31T15:18:22.253

1 'You can expect it!' It's ok? 2016-02-02T22:04:33.560

1 Is it a proper expression? 2016-04-03T08:27:37.210

1 What is the word for a personality quality or gesture that someone does over and over? 2016-06-25T02:11:47.627

1 Words of the Yiddish origin in the English language to be taken note of and remembered for better interaction 2016-07-12T14:15:28.870

1 Grammar issues in the phrase "don't vote-dupe targeting closed questions" 2016-10-26T14:29:51.633

1 A verb which used to describe process of problem solving or making something good to differentiate a person involved from others? 2016-11-01T06:48:01.160

1 You have two days for this project 2017-01-30T22:17:39.517

1 Approximation of 1-2 hours ago 2017-02-13T00:34:29.237

1 When I say Hello guys 2017-02-20T15:04:50.957

1 'anyway' or 'either way' usage 2017-03-10T03:38:23.520

1 Spoken English in real life 2017-07-21T22:40:47.723

1 The usage of 'give a crap' 2017-10-23T10:23:48.923

1 "I do can..." - is this valid (even informally)? 2017-12-15T07:08:36.917

1 "have you ever gone to" to ask past experience 2018-02-07T02:41:28.447

1 Why do native English speakers often use "of" instead of "have"? 2018-02-15T07:15:20.703

1 Can we say "Are we finished?" 2018-02-15T21:42:57.880

1 Leave / take leave - keeping in mind the context 2018-05-03T06:42:30.650

1 "I had a question" or "I have a question" 2018-08-03T03:04:20.617

1 What tense is this: "Why'd you make him live all those years alone?" 2019-04-26T18:08:13.073

1 Can "because of" be shortened to "cuz of"? 2019-05-14T01:25:47.680

1 Informal colloquial English: Can I remove are in "You still here?" or similar sentences? 2019-05-20T18:55:12.407

1 Informal appointment reminder 2019-09-03T13:16:40.290

1 "My..." Vs. "of mine" 2019-09-29T01:51:38.253