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    Dear teacher,

    I have some problems pertaining to the usage of the right vocabs and I really need your help:

    1. When someone left a note on the scene where he commited suicide to tell the reason why he did so, do we call the note a 'will' or something?

    2. What would be the most appropriate collective noun to be inserted to the black below?
    A ___ of profound air—considerably coming together with dust—sprang from inside the room.

    3. Do we 'grab' our nose (or is there a better verb?) when we smell something smelly?

    Your help would be appreciated.
    Thank you very much! :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenneth
    1. When someone left a note on the scene where he commited suicide to tell the reason why he did so, do we call the note a 'will' or something?
    No- it is a suicide note or letter: it doesn't distribute property.
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    2. What would be the most appropriate collective noun to be inserted to the black below?
    A ___ of profound air—considerably coming together with dust—sprang from inside the room.
    Gusts\blasts?????

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    Profound air? The air sprang?

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