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    common use

    1. What do I describe words of phrases which are for common use during conversation but they are not slangs.

    2. Should I put slangs the plural form as there is a single word which stands for one meaning?

    3. Is the above sentence correct?

    Ju

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    Re: common use

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    1. How do I describe words of phrases which are for common use during conversation but they are not slangs.
    "Common words and phrases."

    2. Should I put the plural form of a slang word as there is a single word which stands for one meaning?

    3. Is the above sentence correct?
    No, I'm not sure what you mean.

    Ju
    'Slangs" is not a proper term. Use "slang words", or "slang" to cover all slang words.

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    Re: common use

    I think the answer to your first question, Ju, is colloquialisms, or colloquial words or expressions. That is, if you're asking about words or expressions that are used in speech but not in formal writing.

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