The phrase “deep-seated,” means situated far below the surface or firmly established. The incorrect spelling “deep-seeded” could seem right since one might think that when ….
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The adjective decent means sufficient or acceptable. The local diner you like to frequent may not serve a four-star breakfast, but it probably has decent ….
In this idiom, the appropriate definition of curb is an edging (as of concrete) built along a street to form part of a gutter. The ….
In somewhat common and very incorrect use these days are phrases like “the criteria is”. This is grammatically incorrect because the word “criteria” is a ….