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    "bottom of a bottle" and "back on that pedestal"

    A son writes a letter to his father: "Father, I know I have been a great disappointment. In defense of the indefensible, my crimes were qualities I found in the bottom of a bottle. I long for the chance to be back on that pedestal you used to proudly place me." - He calls his crimes...
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    To have it be

    @MikeNewYork, @Barb_D, thank you both, you have been of great help. My all questions regarding "nor" has been answered, but I will squeeze in one more question that has nothing to do with "nor". I will ask it here since I do not know anything about it, if I post a new thread, I wouldn't know...
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    "Nor" usage and inversion

    I cannot give you my blessing, nor can I wish you good fortune. Question 1: "nor" is usually used with "neither", however in the sentence above, which is a grammatically correct sentence, "nor" is used without "neither". I understand what the sentence means, I have no problem with that, but up...
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    "My giving her a hand..."

    Hey there. I came across a question today and I was kind of stunned by it. Here it is: The answer key says that the answer to the question is "My" but I'm really confused. Shouldn't it be "Me giving her a hand"? Just like "I was really upset by her leaving." or "Her shouting doesn't even...
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    [Vocabulary] What does "twatage" mean?

    Hey there. I looked up the meaning everywhere, I googled it several times but I couldn't find the meaning of it. What does "twatage" mean?
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    Make a point in finding out

    Hi there. There is this sentence and I couldn't figure out what it meant exactly. "I'd like to know who he is, what he does. And I think I'll make a point in finding out." As far as I know, "making a point" is putting forward an idea of yours. And then people would usually respond like: "He...
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    "No measurable talent"

    When someone says "He possesses no measurable talent" Does it mean that he has no talent at all, he is talentless or Does it mean that he has more talents than you can count.
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    "No measurable talent"

    When someone says "He possesses no measurable talent" Does it mean that he has no talent at all, he is talentless or Does it mean that he has more talents than you can count.
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