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    Bust down

    I've found "bust down" at the following paragraph: "I’m going to tell you right now they’re probably just going to bust the house down anyways. They’re really buying this house for the property itself. It's a Realtor who speaks to three house owners hesitating if to fix some problems in the...
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    [General] Everyone else made a much bigger deal out of the fact that

    Given the following sentence "He was a happy kid and everyone else made a much bigger deal out of the fact that he is half white and half black" What does it mean? Context is about a story where the sister of a marriage's wife dies leaving a biracial kid. His father is out of the picture...
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    go back under

    Given the following sentence: "My memory goes back just under three years" What does it mean? a) That my memory only remembers three years back in time but progressively losing details? b) That my memory only remembers the last three years? The sentence is said by a man who doesn't remember...
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    To mostly hit the target

    In the context of a marketing campaign, is it well expressed what is in black in the following sentence: "The range of activity should be limited in order to mostly hit the target"? Meaning to make the message reach the potential customers as most as possible. Thank You
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    Flight tickets raffle

    Is it good English to say "Flight tickets raffle", meaning an airline that raffles tickets for its flights? How can it be said in proper English? Thank You
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    The originally planned economic benefits

    Please, can it be expressed "The originally planned economic benefits"? Or rather I should write "The economic benefits originally planned"? Maybe are both possible? Thank You for your help.
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    More of a kick

    An actress talks about her film director: "His tone is so full of life and so spontaneous that it makes it even more of a kick to play the character." What does this sentence mean? Particularly this "it makes it even more of a kick to play the character" Might it be saying something like the...
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    Brand is key

    Does "brand is key" sound good English (meaning brand is essential) in the following paragraph? A company, a collective, or a group have to throughout appear with a unique image and spirit. In that respect, brand is key. Any other suggestion quite well received. Thank You
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    Can you correct my writing and grammar problems in this text, please?

    PRISONERS Canadian Denis Villeneuve makes his debut at USA with Prisoners, after his good Canadian cinema and the recognised French and Canadian coproduction, Incendies. The helmer comes back to the family with realism to play with the most distressing uncertainty as an altering driving force...
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    On Internet

    Does it work where "on Internet" is placed in the following sentence: "The company may temporarily and/or permanently stop on Internet website access or permanence." Or maybe: The company may temporarily and/or permanently stop website access or permanence through Internet." Any other way...
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    Corporation optimal inner communication and thinking is pivotal

    Does it work my attempt to compact the following sentence? "Company, organization, and /or corporation optimal inner communication and thinking is pivotal." Too blurred? Thanks
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    Social channel (s) management

    Can it be considered correct "social channels management"? I have been told a noun working as a genitive before another noun (this latter the subject properly) must go always in singular for it works as an adjective. But occasionally I really have some discomfort. Other samples: Newsletters...
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    Broadcasting

    Can we use the word "broadcasting" meaning news or information diffusion through social networks? Thanks a lot
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    Cadillac Jacks

    Sometimes, I see in the American movies diner signs with "Cadillac Jacks" written. Is it a chain of road restaurants? A brand? Thank You
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    Take after

    In a movie, brother and sister have sex. She becomes pregnant, and is about to marry someone else called John. The brother doesn't want it blamed on him. After saying to his sister she keeps the mouth shut, he says to her: I ain't letting John take after Pa 'cause of this. What i don't...
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