How to express this action in English succinctly: “You put on just one leg of your shorts”?

Look at this image Imagine it’s a girl. How to express this action in English succinctly ? My toddler often puts on just one leg of her shorts if the legs are very wide. or My toddler often puts her 2 legs in just one leg of her shorts if the legs are very wide. … Read more

What are the words used with “a pair of”? [closed]

Closed. This question needs to be more focused. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it focuses on one problem only by editing this post. Closed 6 years ago. Improve this question I have gathered the following: a pair of socks/ stockings/ gloves/ earrings/ shoes/ sneakers(trainers)/ slippers/ … Read more

Is there have rhymes for silver, purple, month, ninth, pint, wolf, opus, dangerous, marathon and discombobulate? [closed]

Closed. This question is opinion-based. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it can be answered with facts and citations by editing this post. Closed last year. Improve this question I read on internet that Rhymes for Words That Have No Rhyme. That silver, purple, month, ninth, … Read more

Is there a word to refer to your brother/sister without referring gender? [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 3 months ago. Improve this question Is there a word in formal English language to refer to your brother(s)/sister(s) without referring gender? To be more specific; … Read more

The origin of the word ‘aphotic’ [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 5 years ago. Improve this question For example, hyperbolic is a word for a something related to hyperbole. There is a word that’s an adjective or … Read more

A verb for “assignment”

I wrote: These are a sequence of assignments to the context variables. They are (performed/done/executed/applied/…) when the conditions are met. Which of the verbs above is appropriate? Sometimes I use “perform” instead of “done” to make the sentence more formal! Am I right? The common meanings and collocations found in dictionary or google are most … Read more

Word describing an object or image that has the appearance of that object? [closed]

Closed. This question needs details or clarity. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Add details and clarify the problem by editing this post. Closed 5 months ago. Improve this question How would you say this in idiomatic English? I am looking for a word that describes something like the thing … Read more

How can I replace the word ‘later’ (as in ‘two days later’)?

How can I replace the word ‘later’ (as in ‘two days later’)? Can I say ‘two days on’? Doesn’t sound right, but I heard ‘on’ being used in the meaning “further in time”. Answer Not “two days on”. You could have “two days later on”. There is no real reason not to use later. I … Read more