Tag: meaning-in-context

196 How does the "Dalai Lama walks into a pizza shop..." joke work? 2013-01-24T10:39:19.820

103 What does the line "So long and thanks for all the fish!" mean? 2017-01-16T11:05:22.737

94 Free as in "free speech", not as in "free beer" 2013-02-14T08:27:55.547

70 What's up with the "pun (not) intended" thing? 2016-01-13T16:16:41.537

58 Can I write "nonsensual data" for data that makes no sense? 2015-04-22T11:41:31.017

58 Difference between "illegal" and "very illegal" 2016-03-11T20:02:41.480

56 What does 'the Twelfth' mean in Article 7 of the US Constitution? 2016-03-22T20:28:41.603

56 Is "I was had" standard English? 2016-05-28T19:15:40.270

54 What does "Although the Second Amendment people" mean? 2016-08-10T05:33:40.257

52 When a girl mentions her girlfriend, does she mean it like lesbian girlfriend? 2016-10-25T00:45:47.073

48 Meaning of "Sue me" 2016-11-21T16:47:17.073

46 What does "viewer discretion is advised" mean? 2013-02-18T13:32:17.487

45 What is 'explain like I'm five'? 2016-01-20T05:26:51.873

45 How to understand "I had two try" 2018-12-06T02:33:52.023

44 What is the meaning of "prairie-dog" in this sentence? 2019-07-04T06:39:33.320

43 What is mom-pkin? 2017-09-17T10:40:05.723

40 Who is frowning in the sentence "Daisy looked at Tom frowning"? 2019-05-15T17:05:04.057

36 What's the meaning of phrases that include "ship", "shipping", when there is a conversation about the heroes of TV series? 2017-12-19T14:48:18.257

35 What does "resp." mean in these sentences? 2013-05-17T00:29:03.480

35 How to understand "throwing science at the wall here to see what sticks"? 2016-01-08T12:31:33.890

35 What does "two-by-four" mean in this context? 2017-07-20T11:38:48.873

33 What does "this will date me" mean? 2016-06-22T12:25:28.150

32 What does "M.C." in "M.C. Esker" mean? 2016-10-31T10:35:14.927

32 What does "on a day with no 'y' in it" mean? 2017-10-02T10:39:34.360

32 What does it mean by "my days-of-the-week underwear only go to Thursday" in this context? 2019-09-22T05:55:14.883

31 How is double negation interpreted in English? 2013-01-31T13:15:42.633

31 Follow me, and your urologist will be buying himself a new yacht 2016-03-11T14:10:20.803

30 What does "go blue" mean here? 2018-09-20T20:51:00.110

29 What is the meaning of Brown-Bagged it? 2017-07-17T03:05:55.027

29 What's the meaning of "be broker than the Ten Commandments"? 2018-05-25T17:48:49.857

28 I can't imagine John is driving a car 2017-02-28T19:14:27.287

28 "Crashing at the Y" What does it mean? 2018-04-05T01:21:02.157

27 What does "One CPU is going to 'smoke' another CPU" mean? 2015-12-15T18:58:01.483

26 Does this have two meanings: 'how do you like your coffee'? 2014-11-20T11:41:02.960

26 Why doesn't the couple want to eat the dessert in this comic strip? 2018-01-18T14:43:10.670

25 What is the difference between "you are being" and "you are"? 2016-05-26T16:05:18.873

25 Unusual meaning of "wet" 2017-11-21T11:11:43.460

24 "The bass drop is so sick!..." - What does it mean? 2013-01-29T19:20:25.847

24 What's the difference between "vanilla" and "plain" when talking about yogurts? 2018-08-15T22:31:26.950

24 Is "Ram married his daughter" ambiguous? 2019-09-26T08:45:38.123

23 Stuck writing a sentence because tea is a 'beverage' and water is not! 2015-02-18T09:38:18.520

23 What does web-mistress imply as a job title 2016-06-06T04:05:34.313

23 In “a so-called "HPACK Bomb" attack”, if "so-called" is not sarcasm then what is it? 2017-06-13T18:29:03.467

22 What does 'aye' mean in this context? 2015-01-12T21:27:06.173

22 What does "there lived here then" mean? 2016-11-09T09:29:08.397

22 What does it mean "to talk over someone"? 2017-05-30T17:08:19.023

22 What's the meaning of "shaves" in "Jesus saves, Bart shaves"? 2017-08-08T01:20:00.597

22 "I immediately got her with child"? 2017-10-08T18:26:51.547

22 "a dollar and change". What does "change" mean? 2018-07-27T06:14:24.083

22 What's the hidden joke/meaning behind "Don't drink and park - accidents cause people"? 2019-09-23T08:35:32.847

21 What is "the drop" in music? 2015-10-08T09:24:10.580

21 What does “stop by my desk later” mean? 2016-03-08T12:18:54.787

21 Why blame the Australians? 2017-01-19T10:14:08.677

21 "All the beach bodies were sold out"? Can a body be sold? 2020-08-19T03:19:51.373

20 What does "to be painted shut" mean? 2015-01-14T16:12:40.563

18 What is the meaning of "check out" in a programming context? 2016-08-30T19:21:16.890

18 Help me understand the word "Doggo" in this image 2017-06-23T05:53:22.497

18 What does 'a hairline crack where the grip meets the graphite shaft on my 3-wood' mean in this English joke? 2017-07-26T14:42:37.630

18 Meaning of 'pound' in "felt a fury that was not his own pound through his body" 2019-10-06T09:21:17.697

17 What is the meaning of "Redonkulous"; is it an English Phrase? 2014-06-21T21:51:20.757

17 What is the difference in meaning between "A majority of" and "The majority of"? 2014-11-01T04:43:26.583

17 If 'God bless someone/something'; is it positive or negative? Same with 'All the best'? 2015-10-22T07:45:02.663

17 What do "blacks" and "missions" refer to in this context about Australia? 2018-04-09T13:03:22.790

16 How is “any more than” used to compare two different situations? 2013-04-12T11:52:13.517

16 What does "put on one's hat" mean? 2016-12-06T07:03:26.050

16 What does it mean to "dine off" something? 2017-09-05T15:23:24.270

16 What does "Gringo Price" mean? 2018-09-24T09:09:38.860

16 What does "don't have a baby" imply or mean in this sentence? 2019-02-21T05:16:29.887

16 What is the meaning of "officially" here? 2020-01-31T13:50:59.680

15 What does "period" mean in this conversation? 2013-02-04T22:25:24.517

15 "I'm a large." (Seinfeld) 2014-04-01T09:35:48.147

15 Meaning of "to will a parking spot" 2014-09-16T23:55:53.693

15 A sentence in Present tense was understood as future tense 2015-02-03T17:32:13.630

15 What's the meaning of "there you go"? 2015-02-05T14:57:02.810

15 When I say, "they will get married", will it be fully understood as "they will become a couple"? 2015-12-28T10:16:05.817

15 What is the meaning of TV anchor words “scores of Russians"? 2017-06-04T11:29:47.020

15 What does the phrase "building hopping chop" mean here? 2019-06-25T08:10:30.473

14 Differences in meaning when the verb tense changes (headlines) 2014-02-18T12:29:12.433

14 What does (R-TN) after a name mean? 2014-07-16T18:38:27.510

14 Can "immortal" be used to describe someone that lives forever, yet can be destroyed? 2016-03-22T15:15:51.143

14 What does "it gets old pretty fast" mean in these sentences? 2016-11-24T02:28:04.050

14 What is the relation between "dark side" and "mic check" in these lyrics? 2017-02-06T03:00:15.887

14 What does "all your women" mean? 2017-05-29T14:15:01.887

14 What is the difference between "Wasn't it supposed to have started 30 minutes ago?" and "Wasn't it supposed to start 30 minutes ago?" in this case? 2020-03-20T11:11:51.577

14 "Keep my mouth shut"....is it rude to say? 2020-08-21T16:53:19.877

13 What is the correct interpretation of *transparent*? 2014-02-18T16:48:55.227

13 What does *losing its purchase on reality* mean in the following sentence? 2016-07-25T13:30:36.593

13 A confusion about meaning of "in 4" in this sentence 2017-06-08T12:46:49.627

13 What does this sentence in Harry Potter mean? 2017-07-27T14:28:05.903

13 What does “produce” mean here? 2018-04-19T14:09:17.880

13 One word, two meanings - bad and good! How to guess the correct one then? 2018-06-08T08:12:27.790

13 What does "living in refusal" mean? 2018-11-01T09:37:24.793

13 What's the connection between "kicking a pigeon" and "how a bill becomes a law"? 2019-05-27T04:25:32.753

13 What does “studies need to be taken with more than the usual grain of salt” mean? 2019-10-17T18:53:39.187

13 What does "guilty" mean in this context? 2020-08-31T11:24:04.893

13 How do you read "ten twenty a hundred thousand dollars" in this context? 2020-09-01T11:39:34.723

12 Meaning of 'earth' 2013-03-11T11:15:08.220

12 "It's an interesting topic for me" versus "It's interesting to me": Does it really matter? 2013-06-09T15:08:48.673

12 Is "all but" really ambiguous? 2013-09-24T11:14:57.350