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    #1

    Skew.

    Could you please tell me the meaning of the word "skew". I am confused about its meaning and usage so could you please help?

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    #2

    Re: Skew.

    Which of the definitions you found in one of the dictionaries at www.onelook.com causes you problems?

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    #3

    Re: Skew.

    ...and 780 examples in fraze.it of its use in a variety of contexts should be enough for a start.

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    #4

    Re: Skew.

    "Tim's car was parked skewed."

    "He walked in a skewed manner."

    "This dumbbell should be lifted up skewed not straight."

    Please check.

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    #5

    Re: Skew.

    The car was parked "askew."

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    #6

    Re: Skew.

    Tom skewed the survey results to back up his original claim.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: Skew.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Tom skewed the survey results to back up his original claim.
    Do they both mean the same? Are they interchangeable?

    "This frame is a little skewed."

    "The car was parked skew (why not skewed here?)."

    "Tim's hat was a little skewed."

    "He lifted that box skewed not straight."

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    Re: Skew.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "The car was parked skew (why not skewed here?)."
    Read SoothingDave's first response again. The word is "askew".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Skew.

    "This frame is a little askewed."

    "The car was parked askew (why not askewed here?)."

    "Tim's hat was a little askewed."

    "He lifted that box askewed not straight

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    #10

    Re: Skew.

    We didn't say that "skewed" should be "askewed". We only said that "skew" should be "askew".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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