“Location” vs. “locality” [closed]

This question is too basic; it can be definitively and permanently answered by a single link to a standard internet reference source designed specifically to find that type of information. Closed 10 years ago. I can’t seem to find a good explanation of what the differences are between the words location and locality. Are they … Read more

Person who invites: “Inviter” or “Invitor”

There is a clean word that defines person that is invited: an invitee. However, I can’t seem to find a straight definition of either terms that would define a person who invites the invitee. Is it “Inviter”, “Invitor”? Is there some other term that is more appropriate? Answer You could use Host or Hostess for … Read more

What is the collective term for “Daily”, “Weekly”, “Monthly” and “Yearly”?

I am developing a business application in which the user can select from one of these options, namely “Daily”, “Weekly”, “Monthly” or “Yearly”, for scheduling appointments. I need to create a field in the database to hold this value, but am at a loss for what to name the field. What would be the collective … Read more

In the sentence who is saying “that’s your business,isn’t it ,cousin”

Laila remembered another fight, and, that time, Mammy had stood over Babi and said in a mincing way,That’s your business, isn’t it, cousin? To make nothing your business. Even your own sons going to war. Howl pleaded with you. Bui you buried your nose in those cursed books and let our sons go like they … Read more

In the given sentence, what is the meaning of shot

Rasheed shot her a sidelong glance. He made a sound between a sigh and a groan, dropped his legs from the table, and turned off the radio. He took it upstairs to his room. He closed the door. Answer In this instance, I believe it should be interpreted as “Looked at, quickly” AttributionSource : Link … Read more

How can I say that someone’s a perfect example of being able to perform a certain skill?

For example, Mao Asada is representative of triple axel. Which is to say that she’s a perfect example of someone who can perform a triple axel. Does it make sense to use: representative of (skill), being the epitome of (skill)? Byword perhaps? I know byword is used with a quality, for example “In Hollywood’s golden … Read more

Possible without using ‘It is’

Can you use “possible” without “it’s” in a sentence like: “So you think it’s the White House. Possible…” Or do you have to say: “So you think it’s the White House. Possibly….” Answer Yes, in colloquial speech a single word may be made to stand for a short sentence such as ‘It is possible’. AttributionSource … Read more

What is the name of the category of t apartments built-60 centimeters below the ground floor?

Like the word penthouse, do the apartments built -60 centimeters below the ground floor have a particular name? Answer One such term is garden-level apartment. A garden-level apartment is considered to be generally situated between a basement and first floor, so that people standing up inside it would find their heads at or around street … Read more

In still in the sentence

The river shrinks and black crows gorge on bright mangoes in still, dustgreen trees. Answer The author uses “…in still…” to describe the “…the (dustgreen) trees.” Since the author is describing the trees, in still is an adjective. Using the Cambridge dictionary, still is defined as: staying in the same position; not moving: So the … Read more

Adjective VS Noun as an adjective

I am often confused when it comes to a noun that is often used as an attributive adjective, yet this noun has an adjective form and this adjective form is described as “relating to (the noun)” by any dictionary. For instance: transformational and grammatical. When I describe a section of a test that contains questions … Read more