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: in large numbers or amounts
Factories are closing by the score.
Share by the score
Resources for by the score
by the hand
by the name of
by the rules
by the score
by the sweat of one's brow
by the time
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full of whispering sounds
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Words from the week of 11/16/2018
This is just to say / Don't confuse them
What exactly is the 'it' being sufficed?
Taking a usage peeve to task
And is one way more correct than the others?
The story of an imaginary word that managed to sneak past our editors and enter the dictionary.
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
The awkward case of 'his or her'
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