meaning: raise meat vs. raise beef/pork

“Raise meat” means “raise cattle (or other animals?) to be slaughtered for their meat.” Can we say “raise beef” or “raise pork”? Answer Usually we have different names for animals and the meat produced from them. We raise cattle and pigs, and the final meat products are beef and pork respectively. To talk, in general, … Read more

Is it ok to say ‘come out as a winner’? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 1 year ago. Improve this question Grammatically, semantically, there seems to be nothing wrong with it, but Google News finds only several thousand search results. Why? … Read more

When did “reinvent myself” come into use? Was there a belief a person could do that for many decades? It seems a new bilief to me

When did “reinvent myself” come into use? Was there a belief a person could do that for many decades? It seems a new bilief to me I think it is a falsehood Is there debate? Thanks! Elizabeth Answer It is an idiomatic expression probably from psicological studies. Its early usages available on Google Books date … Read more