Tag: phrase-request

58 What do you call the act of drinking a whole bottle of, say, water in one go? 2018-08-13T20:54:41.830

47 Better way to say "No bulls--t" 2016-02-21T13:54:32.880

47 "Ice cold" vs. "___ hot" in a professional context? 2016-03-13T13:45:47.370

45 Does the English language have a word explaining a song in your head that you can't stop singing? 2018-08-23T12:10:56.507

40 Possible responses to "thank you" 2014-09-11T15:50:31.940

39 Does "unbuild" in "Unbuild your Legos before putting them back into the box" sound natural? 2016-09-22T18:29:39.967

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

37 What do you call this way of stacking rectangular objects on each other? 2016-07-06T17:19:34.497

35 Is there an English equivalent for the Italian saying "It's another pair of sleeves"? 2016-08-09T10:49:13.327

32 How can I negate or confirm a question tersely using negation? 2013-01-23T20:31:11.747

30 How do native speakers say 'the light bulb has stopped working' 2013-03-09T18:25:02.813

28 "Thank you in advance" - how to replace? 2013-01-29T05:06:03.987

28 What do we call the gesture of hitting each other's fists gently? 2016-04-14T05:01:30.237

28 What is the document called that parents have to sign so their underage children can take part in something? 2016-09-19T13:59:20.230

27 Terms to refer uniquely to each of the grandparents 2013-02-15T08:50:50.767

26 Can you reply "you too" to wishes such as "Good luck"? 2013-01-24T02:51:01.367

26 What's the polite way to say "I need to urinate"? 2019-04-26T18:38:06.253

24 What is this type of road called in English? 2015-01-12T07:49:10.000

24 Specific word to describe someone who is so good that isn't even considered in say a classification 2016-10-18T14:24:44.187

24 How can I describe being temporarily stupid? 2019-08-19T04:19:09.157

23 What do you call or how do you describe this in English? overcooking the food? What do you call the black stuff? 2018-05-28T04:47:11.503

22 Phrases that express "afraid of wife" in English 2015-04-29T04:00:31.190

22 What do we call these 'squeezed' papers? 2015-12-01T08:49:21.633

22 Is "tin foil" for "aluminium foil" deprecated? 2016-06-25T20:26:02.380

21 How do I invite a friend "on my expense"? 2017-01-11T08:00:47.333

21 Slang word for working overtime without being paid 2018-04-26T07:33:07.570

21 What do you call candidates in elections who don't actually have a chance to win and only create an illusion of competition? 2019-11-24T22:09:40.020

20 What's a word for something you do, but you don't like to mention it? 2015-07-25T22:57:00.840

20 What's the English saying for "That the ancestors are successful is inferior to that the descendants are successful"? 2020-06-15T05:27:29.040

18 Can I say: “The train departs at 16 past every hour“? 2019-10-30T15:00:12.647

17 What is the saying to use when someone has long worked for an accident to happen? 2013-01-25T07:06:37.343

17 Is there a specific term to describe time 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 etc 2013-05-16T15:21:58.813

17 What's a preferred alternative to the phrase 'do the needful'? 2014-02-11T06:33:02.917

17 How to distinguish between American Indians and Indian Indians in native English (language) parlance? 2016-11-29T20:17:57.433

16 "Physician's writing" - "to scribble like a chicken with claw" 2014-03-21T13:10:15.590

16 Idiom for blaming a bad act on the devil 2018-08-07T15:14:11.967

16 What is it called when at university there are two subjects being held at the same time? 2019-10-24T00:11:51.367

15 How to politely ask someone to repeat what they said after they've already repeated it once? 2013-02-09T06:07:21.347

15 Personal circumstances? 2014-10-14T16:27:25.437

15 How do you convey the effect of a poor phone connection? 2015-12-25T13:42:23.367

15 How to express that instructions (i.e. a recipe) should be followed precisely? 2016-07-10T10:38:49.810

15 He is honest (9 out of 10). How to construct a phrase in which a person's honesty is scored on a scale? 2017-09-28T15:08:50.417

15 A word or a phrase for "riding a bicycle on only one wheel" 2018-09-08T21:07:33.120

14 Saying for distracting someone with other activity? 2013-01-29T06:58:41.470

14 Is "what the hell" considered offensive? 2013-01-31T17:28:38.280

14 A term for glass half wall 2017-12-02T16:24:14.250

14 How do we say "within a kilometer radius spherically"? 2019-06-07T23:02:15.747

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

13 How would a native say "just looking around" 2013-02-03T12:07:10.607

13 What do we call the process of cutting pencils down to expose more lead? 2013-03-17T17:53:38.403

13 I was forbidden to make such requests 2016-02-09T11:59:07.163

13 What is this cute pose called in English? 2016-05-01T18:08:36.567

13 Can we say "bed of disease" 2017-09-17T14:56:33.367

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

12 Someone who invites other people to another religion 2016-08-22T12:20:10.703

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 What is the equivalent expression for this Italian phrase? 2013-02-16T16:03:43.597

11 What do you call a person who usually talks about a matter he/she doesn't know much about? 2013-02-28T18:41:15.227

11 What do you call a person with a good memory? Does 'intelligent' work? 2013-09-13T08:13:21.570

11 A meeting of an administrative body far from its usual meeting place (headquarters etc.) 2016-06-21T06:01:42.490

11 Idiom or phrase for a situation where someone asks for advice from the worst possible person? 2016-08-03T18:47:05.863

11 Will you be my friend? 2017-11-06T17:33:21.677

11 Using an idiom, how to describe a two-faced friend who speaks ill of you behind your back? 2018-08-27T00:58:00.717

11 How do you describe an anomaly in the car body! deformation? Sunken? 2018-11-02T03:54:02.640

10 Does the saying "speaking English like a Spanish cow" exist in English? 2013-02-15T10:38:05.987

10 Natural way for saying 'buffer period' 2013-05-01T20:22:08.627

10 Is there a word/slang for 'keyboarder' - irresponsible internet critics 2015-05-02T17:31:20.310

10 "relevant for our purpose" or "relevant to our purpose" 2015-06-15T20:49:35.530

10 He is fixing his car 2017-02-26T19:37:14.763

10 Is there an idiomatic way to say "go to the path of no way out"? 2018-06-06T12:48:29.640

10 What do you call a situation where you have choices but no good choice? 2019-07-05T09:29:36.707

10 What's the natural way to ask about the current degrees of the weather? 2020-06-05T05:52:12.140

10 What do you call this nearby position? 2020-06-30T12:11:46.343

10 Is it correct to say to a child "let go of the chair" when he is holding on to the chair? 2020-09-02T12:21:33.487

9 What can I say politely when something bad happens? 2013-01-25T17:23:40.823

9 Is there any term about morning laziness? 2013-02-15T20:51:09.540

9 How can I say that not noticing something was very difficult? 2013-02-16T00:21:54.970

9 How to answer “What would you like to drink?” in this case 2013-09-11T10:44:42.177

9 How to inform other people of your real name? 2015-07-22T12:03:57.777

9 Word for "gradually removing the vacuum" 2016-08-31T04:18:41.617

9 A phrase for "ashamed" 2017-01-25T13:28:26.987

9 What is a person who gets pranked called? 2018-07-28T05:11:19.803

9 Why does the phrase "cross my fingers' mean just "cross middle finger over index finger"? 2018-08-27T01:01:26.700

9 Stubbed my toe... which preposition? 2018-09-17T10:19:06.640

9 A word for "all the great attributes or achievements of you and/or your family" 2018-10-08T13:07:24.883

9 Is there a word for pant sleeves? 2019-05-18T14:27:43.717

8 A brief response to salespeople's leading questions? 2013-01-23T21:30:57.760

8 Phrase for states having a common border 2013-01-31T13:23:13.187

8 What is an equivalent expression for "having the moon across" (Italian)? 2013-02-21T14:26:34.293

8 Which sentence is better between “I’m OK.” and “That’s OK.” 2013-04-04T04:02:14.740

8 Is 'slip out of my mind' correct in this context? 2013-04-10T15:26:55.230

8 What is the best way to describe "fixed, routine gag" by comedians? 2014-07-14T03:46:16.567

8 how to say the sentence "I am walking on the steps of bus"? 2015-01-12T11:08:35.733

8 Looking for opposite expression to "She looks twice her age" 2015-10-07T13:07:05.370

8 The 'glory details' or 'gory details' 2015-11-27T17:27:41.373

8 What do you call it when someone searches through your stuff? 2015-12-07T16:29:00.717

8 What is the term for titles such as "Alexander the Great"? 2016-05-27T19:33:09.977

8 A word or phrase describing feeling bad about something changing after you've become used to it 2016-07-20T19:32:03.637

8 Some equivalents for "saving face" 2016-08-01T14:13:28.523