Tag: word-choice

103 Is there any difference between being ill and sick? 2013-01-23T20:44:08.710

83 Should I say "She is in the park" or "She is at the park"? 2014-11-26T00:42:39.303

74 "As following" vs "as follows" 2013-02-18T07:25:26.587

66 Is there any more 'respectful word' than 'beggars' for these wonderful guys? 2015-09-24T05:34:07.407

54 "In" and "on": How can I decide which one to use for vehicles? 2013-01-24T00:12:57.077

39 How to say something like "my company" without sounding like I own the company? 2016-08-28T16:10:07.547

38 "An hour" or "a hour" 2013-01-24T20:15:16.993

38 "Bathroom" or "Restroom" 2020-07-13T16:23:20.363

37 Why is wine made 'from' grapes, but tables are made 'of' wood? 2013-10-11T18:05:55.180

33 What is the difference between can and could in 'Can/could you please explain this to me?' 2013-02-13T13:24:34.390

32 You prefer to "eat soup" or "drink soup"? 2015-02-17T18:33:43.780

32 What's the English phrase to describe men who are standing next to each other, facing in opposite direction),? 2016-04-05T18:42:16.990

31 "My son/daughter" or "Our son/daughter"? 2018-06-26T15:58:24.577

30 Word for someone who says yes, then no, then yes 2016-01-06T05:42:48.870

30 You can contact me on/over/by Skype 2017-12-04T00:35:00.710

29 “file doesn’t exist” or “file doesn’t exists” 2014-05-21T21:34:08.137

27 What do Americans call a person when they cannot remember the right name? 2014-10-01T18:22:10.817

27 I am cumming or I am coming 2015-02-07T12:18:56.920

26 "He is 80 years young" 2015-12-11T06:21:31.663

26 When to say "I need money" as opposed to "I need the money"? 2016-12-30T08:55:08.880

26 What is a non-vulgar synonym for this swear word meaning "an enormous amount"? 2017-01-06T00:58:06.623

26 Is there a word for losing something in order to gain some other thing? 2017-05-16T10:35:43.507

26 Is there any difference between "temporary" and "provisional"? 2017-05-30T02:24:05.473

25 What are the differences between "to talk" and "to speak"? 2013-01-28T09:12:15.717

25 Toward vs. Towards 2013-01-30T20:17:10.343

25 Is it proper to use "broke" in "Broke his feelings"? 2013-03-11T13:56:05.370

25 Difference between 'One to One' and 'One on One' 2013-08-05T04:33:31.520

25 Should I say: She is 'no' student or She is 'not' a student? 2015-10-19T17:42:24.877

25 Sorry for your loss. But why? 2016-01-20T10:34:44.980

25 Why can "populace" be used as an adjective in "most populace cities?" 2017-07-11T11:26:07.803

25 'Hard work never hurt anyone' Why not 'hurts'? 2019-09-02T02:22:00.450

24 "She dressed like/as an owl." Which is correct? 2016-08-02T15:14:27.130

24 "to fart" in child language 2017-11-09T04:16:46.073

24 Day vs 24h day? 2018-01-12T17:35:39.870

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

22 How can I remember the difference between "lay" and "laid"? 2013-01-23T21:11:46.673

22 "Aim" vs "Goal" whats the difference? 2013-03-12T09:20:55.513

22 Why is "crime story" more correct than "criminal story"? 2015-10-28T21:30:52.877

22 Difference between "pardoned" and "forgiven" 2017-02-22T22:03:40.733

21 Large, huge or big communities? 2013-01-23T20:59:50.690

21 Articles: When do I use "a", "the", or "__"? 2013-01-24T09:12:58.743

21 "fits" or "suits" my needs? 2013-04-24T12:01:43.983

21 Too many to's? 'I am not able to come to office' 2016-01-28T07:04:48.817

21 soft as <down underneath>: why not underneath only? 2016-07-26T16:13:26.257

21 What is this "opened" cube called? 2019-08-29T08:49:08.257

20 "Pretty" versus "quite" 2013-02-06T16:02:08.193

20 I can downplay. Can I upplay? 2014-09-18T00:51:37.640

20 “I have little money” vs. “I have a little money” 2014-10-01T08:12:42.587

20 'I got a cold' versus 'I caught a cold' 2015-09-19T11:29:15.897

20 What do you call this when cats hunch their backs and their fur stands on end? 2019-10-17T07:18:15.590

19 How should I answer 'Happy New Year'? 2013-12-31T13:33:37.987

19 Which way: One and one ARE two? One and one IS two? 2014-05-05T18:37:49.457

19 Why are there so many specific words for groups of animals? 2015-02-12T07:02:58.597

19 Do you say “2 Byte” or “2 Bytes”? 2016-06-10T14:46:22.117

19 What do you call a group set up to undermine a political argument? 2018-03-31T06:59:56.833

18 What can I say when someone has dialed the wrong number? 2013-03-21T14:02:14.750

18 What is the difference between 'hear' and 'listen'? 2013-08-14T12:04:52.717

18 "Who is you" – not "are" 2017-03-27T11:55:22.293

17 I'm born or I was born, which one to use 2013-02-06T02:30:56.253

17 Thank you for your continued support or continuous support? 2014-01-20T20:56:47.173

17 Differences between "the USA", "the US" and "the States" 2014-08-03T13:41:56.067

17 Difference between “little”, “few”, “a little” and “a few” 2014-08-18T11:21:33.410

17 Why not Indian fisherman? Article headline: "India fisherman killed as Pakistan navy opens fire" 2015-09-18T12:10:08.287

17 "in 60 seconds or less" or "in 60 seconds or fewer"? 2019-06-29T09:15:09.533

16 Differences between "hatred" and "hate" 2013-01-25T18:12:31.570

16 What is the difference between "don't" & "won't" in the given sentences? 2013-03-20T07:26:16.487

16 Is "forenoon" commonly used? 2013-10-01T13:16:21.017

16 anyone vs someone. Which one? 2014-01-20T18:11:43.863

16 On the market or In the market? 2014-02-19T06:44:20.457

16 "Is there a" vs "is there any"? 2014-03-01T12:57:45.833

16 'Strong' presence, but ________ absence? 2014-11-29T21:14:34.083

16 "Animals which lay eggs are called birds." and "Animals that lay eggs are called birds." What is the difference between these two sentences? 2014-12-27T07:20:47.167

16 Do some people call all horses “Pony” and if so, why? 2016-08-24T18:06:14.010

16 'miss call' or 'missed call' when it is 'yet to be missed!' 2017-06-09T13:34:41.177

16 A controversial GRE verbal reasoning question 2017-06-19T17:41:13.020

16 'Clumsy' vs 'awkward'? 2017-09-04T03:27:48.903

16 What do you call the process of filling up an electric kettle and turning it on in one verb or phrasal verb? 2020-01-14T13:57:52.350

16 What is the verb for describing the movement of a cat's paw when it is trying to hit something with it? 2020-02-03T14:20:44.280

15 Using "south" when referring to the southern part of a place 2013-01-28T03:11:00.023

15 When to use "wherein" instead of "where"? 2013-06-11T22:04:40.910

15 What is the difference between “do” and “make”? 2013-09-17T07:02:03.220

15 'Golden spoon' or 'Gold spoon' -if the spoon is made of gold? 2014-05-22T11:04:38.797

15 Debuggable - Is it correct? 2015-12-21T06:27:48.717

15 "What is the weather today?" or "How is the weather today?" 2018-07-25T15:42:46.890

15 "Official wife" or "Formal wife"? 2019-05-19T20:13:33.860

14 How can I remember the difference between "loose" and "lose"? 2013-01-23T21:10:35.013

14 Difference between "alright" and "all right"? 2013-01-23T23:44:21.917

14 Can 'domestic animal' be used instead of 'livestock'? 2013-02-15T19:37:48.647

14 "Think of" versus "think about" 2013-08-24T11:18:13.480

14 What is the difference between cleaning and cleansing? 2014-01-01T23:07:49.063

14 What is the difference between revenge and avenge? 2016-01-22T11:20:26.490

14 "consists of" or "consists in"? 2016-09-26T14:48:04.530

14 "president-elect" grammatically correct? 2016-11-12T10:37:06.890

14 In programming contexts, "a call for a function" or "a call of"? 2017-04-11T15:20:56.980

14 Who or what? Questions about animate beings 2017-07-18T19:48:05.797

14 'china restaurant' or 'chinese restaurant'? 2017-08-30T12:40:45.990

14 Is the sentence "I'm strange to this neighbourhood" correct? 2019-01-15T08:54:31.410

13 Which adjectives can be used to say to people they dressed nicely in a formal way? 2015-03-11T13:28:06.093

13 what is the name for red hot firewood? 2016-04-20T04:03:57.703