Tag: vocabulary

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

39 What is the brown cardboard covering coffee cups called in English? 2017-12-11T15:09:39.777

37 Photo Vs. Picture Vs. Image : What is the difference between them? 2013-09-27T15:45:55.493

28 When should I use 'thaw' and 'melt'? 2020-08-09T15:44:15.540

27 Why is it correct to say "me busy."? 2020-04-05T22:19:56.620

23 What do you call the imprinted pattern left behind a car in mud? 2017-04-11T11:44:12.910

22 Difference between "uptown", "downtown" and "midtown" 2017-07-21T19:42:10.583

21 What does the believoisie mean? 2017-10-31T21:03:10.193

20 What do native speakers think of word roots? 2015-07-27T15:58:14.947

20 The origin of 'feed' in 'line feed' 2017-11-30T13:37:32.153

18 What do you call this thing? "bag"? 2014-12-31T11:05:46.103

16 What does "scaredy" mean in 'Don't be a scaredy cat'? 2013-03-18T07:41:02.150

16 "Mobile homes" in American and British English 2016-11-15T09:34:22.803

15 A different concept of difficult English words 2013-03-07T10:58:53.643

14 Can I say "I was born in a place but bred in another place" instead of using "born and bred" in pair? 2015-01-28T16:01:37.940

14 Does the idiom «to cross the pond» exist? 2020-08-15T03:55:36.393

13 "The notice reads" vs. "The notice recites" 2018-02-02T03:52:11.703

13 Are body parts like thighs, hips etc. considered private parts too? 2018-05-11T10:07:33.643

13 What is the difference between scissors and shears? 2019-12-06T12:32:25.850

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

12 Informatics vs. Computer Science 2014-07-07T00:48:48.543

12 What is the difference between "job" and "job opportunity"? 2015-02-02T10:46:38.740

12 Meaning of "just" in "she just doesn't know..." 2018-12-26T10:04:52.657

12 Broken patches on a road 2019-03-01T08:40:54.690

12 Does "legal poaching" exist? 2019-03-05T21:44:53.287

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

11 shore, shoreline, beach, coast, coastline 2015-01-03T16:05:06.680

11 Is "hunch" the right word for this situation? 2017-05-07T20:50:17.877

11 What is the difference between the verbs "put on" and "wear"? 2018-03-14T08:42:30.173

10 Is "stove element" a common name for this object? 2013-03-05T01:09:57.200

10 butt, bottom, buttock and ass? 2014-11-10T14:13:18.423

10 What do you call in English for the words like this 'rotor'? 2015-11-06T08:21:29.157

10 If something happened again, did it recur or reoccur? 2016-08-01T10:48:51.260

10 Grey hair or white hair 2019-03-12T03:36:59.287

9 What is the meaning of 'furled' in "The smoke furled dreamily from its navy blue nostrils"? 2013-04-05T21:36:10.030

9 What does ‘nah’ mean? 2013-10-06T04:07:38.723

9 What is the taste of an unripened date or plum? 2014-07-21T08:12:31.053

9 What is a candy or chocolate bar packaging informally called? 2014-07-24T22:47:52.687

9 get to know VS. come to know 2014-08-03T11:54:44.303

9 What is the difference between "electric", "electrical", and "electronic"? 2014-09-10T02:11:46.057

9 What we can use "there" or "over there" 2015-04-11T17:11:32.263

9 What is the difference between "it seems" and "it looks like"? 2016-05-25T12:07:44.993

8 How does a word become an English word? Is there a word for that? 2013-09-06T12:15:21.217

8 'to annoy' and 'to bother': are they synonyms? 2013-12-24T11:44:26.053

8 What could be a nice word to use in the title of my presentation slide which represents failures? 2014-05-01T06:39:25.117

8 What do you call the guy who parks cars? 2014-05-17T09:27:20.187

8 Difference between "lady" and "woman"? 2014-07-09T15:51:29.560

8 I need some new "clothes" for the summer 2014-10-05T00:45:36.177

8 “puked” vs. “vomited” 2014-10-24T03:46:38.250

8 What is the opposite of Turbulent flow of water 2015-09-23T15:39:03.950

8 What's the difference between verbs pee and piss? 2015-12-17T10:32:59.190

8 Is «ado» used often? 2020-08-25T10:52:43.397

7 What are these flying things called in English? 2013-02-14T04:02:27.733

7 How to learn a word which has several meanings, maybe more than ten? 2013-03-22T00:31:58.813

7 Is there a standard dictionary to use for vocabulary? 2013-05-05T11:07:01.390

7 Clamber can be used when they don't use their hands? 2013-11-15T11:29:37.260

7 Is it unpleasant to be called English when you're Scottish? 2014-07-03T23:08:48.660

7 strong winds are tipped 2014-11-03T23:22:31.243

7 Excrement, faeces or poop? 2014-11-09T01:50:37.520

7 Effective way to teach English for non-native high school students 2014-11-10T06:28:08.040

7 how to distinguish "cost" from "price" 2015-07-18T19:25:43.833

7 Is it correct to use the word "amputate" instead of "remove", in this sentence? 2016-03-05T14:19:03.357

7 What is meant by the expression "Jazz pants"? 2018-01-17T15:35:46.057

7 What’s the difference between wilt and die? 2020-08-12T07:19:51.833

6 How many words do I know 2013-02-16T16:26:24.810

6 How many vocabulary words should I learn every day? 2013-03-05T01:54:16.773

6 What does "dear" mean in this sentence? 2013-04-21T02:55:06.933

6 Can I call this a footrest? 2013-05-13T15:51:52.490

6 How to refer to loose shoelaces 2013-09-02T23:27:52.457

6 Stakeholder vs. Investor 2013-12-21T04:57:09.527

6 Which one is correct: "my little brother" or "my smaller brother"? 2014-06-04T12:48:53.157

6 When runners suddenly and dramatically lose speed on the last few metres, what verb do you use to describe that? 2014-06-21T09:55:36.807

6 "reflect" vs "reflection on" or "reflection of" 2014-09-17T05:57:15.357

6 catch fire; catch on fire 2014-10-18T23:04:31.997

6 Isn't there no difference between yeah, yes and yah 2014-10-26T04:30:56.653

6 the usage of word lack 2014-10-29T19:06:09.847

6 I made this bag from/of my old jeans 2014-12-06T10:46:07.390

6 What is the difference between "getting robbed" and "getting mugged"? 2015-02-21T06:34:51.113

6 What does "reduce by a factor of 10" mean in terms of percentage in the following context? 2015-03-13T19:47:24.263

6 The difference between "prevent" and "avoid" 2015-03-13T19:59:07.053

6 What does "Goodwife" mean? 2015-05-15T14:50:59.880

6 Should I say "Thank you for your kindly attention" or "Thank you for you kind attention" 2015-07-28T14:45:35.477

6 Is there a name for non-chain, "standalone" stores? 2015-09-14T11:54:12.863

6 Words to describe the situation in which my diary book has a few fresh pages left 2015-11-16T06:03:43.750

6 Can "leaf" be used to mean "sheet" or "page"? 2016-03-02T21:04:43.873

6 A word for swings, slides, seats, seesaws, etc 2016-03-09T01:00:10.560

6 Animals that live in the country 2016-12-09T11:00:00.597

6 Verb meaning "compensate for falling behind schedule by working more" 2018-12-17T17:18:41.923

5 Card game vocabulary 2013-01-24T19:43:17.467

5 When a door is widely open, what words do we use? 2013-02-21T06:46:26.800

5 Using the plural of "antenna" in figurative sense 2013-03-01T21:16:59.300

5 Can I "fix" clothes? 2013-03-07T16:24:34.853

5 "raw sewage" vs. "raw sewerage" 2013-04-06T16:13:09.267

5 Is 'face falls' an idiom? 2013-09-04T11:57:30.597

5 Can you use "What is today's day?" 2013-10-05T10:56:33.947

5 Informal word for cartilage? 2013-11-10T06:06:58.597

5 Short phrase to indicate two tables are placed next to each other? 2013-11-15T16:12:49.207

5 What accent shoud a foreigner use in an English-speaking country, if the foreigner can do most accents? 2014-02-16T14:35:08.237

5 What is the difference between "to get", " to take" and "to pick"? 2014-03-13T14:58:11.897