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What does the expression “To see a dog with a bird in its mouth” mean?

Example: from Harper’s magazine Nov 2010, p9 (Notebook Essay “Figures of Speech” by Lewis H. Lapham) re. gaining wisdom with age: “… I figured that by the time I was seventy, … I would have come up with a reason to believe that I had been made wise. Now I’m seventy-five and I see no […]

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Is it a weird expression to say that I “admire” my friend?

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Writing an essay about who I admire the most. I was just wondering if that sounds too much like same admiration I have for Martin Luther King or something.

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Whats righting with expression in an essay?

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I have exams comming up soon and I have recived back my english essays to read over and the techers comments says “you have to right with expression” I sort of know what expression is but I need help anyone can explain further. If you can give two examples of a sentence or paragraph one […]

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