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Topic: is good to use
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:00:53 PM
Since this is evidently your own exercise, I would like to offer some suggestions for "real life".

This method is good for extreme cases.

This method is good for solving this type of problem.

This jacket is good for summer.


Topic: dumpling
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:24:10 PM
My Mr calls our adult daughter Squirrel Bait, and she loves it -- always has.
Topic: a pickle / cornichon / gherkin
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:22:48 PM
Loooooooooove pickled beets. And pickles.
Topic: Set to
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:12:19 AM
Are you certain you don't actually mean "he set out to..." do something, or, "he started to..." do something?
It's difficult to tell what you actually intended.
What does this mean? "pull on an uppers"
Topic: SOMEWHEN
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:09:27 AM
Ursus Minor wrote:
Perhaps as a part of a set phrase as well:

I'll bend round to it somehow, somewhen.


*** NOT a word! If you wanted that to work, use sometime. Sometime IS a word and it is appropriate.
Topic: First Permanent ARPANET Link Is Established (1969)
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:09:54 AM

First Permanent ARPANET Link Is Established (1969)
Funded by the US Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), ARPANET was the first digital network that utilized packet switching, a method of data transmission. A revolutionary technology, it ultimately led to the creation of the modern Internet. The network's first permanent connection was made between computers at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Stanford Research Institute. By 1983, more than 300 computers were connected.
Topic: Prepositional Phrases as Adverbs
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:08:48 AM

Prepositional Phrases as Adverbs
When a prepositional phrase modifies a verb, adjective, or adverb, it is considered to have the function of an adverb within the sentence.
Topic: The Bible Riots
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:08:26 AM
The 1844 Bible Riots were a series of anti-Catholic riots in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that resulted in several dozen deaths, many more injuries, and the destruction of two churches. At the time, scores of immigrants, particularly Irish Catholics, were settling in the city. Consequently, the nativist movement, which espouses a sociopolitical policy favoring the interests of established inhabitants over those of immigrants, saw rapid growth there.
Topic: get in touch (with someone)
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:08:04 AM
get in touch (with someone) — To initiate or establish contact or communication with someone


heard quite frequently
Topic: bestride
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:07:33 AM

bestride
Definition: (verb) Get up on the back of.
Synonyms: climb on, hop on, jump on, mount
Usage: A man who bestrides a horse must be essentially different from a man who cowers in a canoe.

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