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used in Do You Speak American?

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not the same in different parts or at different times


not in agreement [with something else]
  • There is an absurd inconsistency in how words sound and are spelled, which permits through, threw, true, and too all to rhyme, as do cough and off, rough and ruff Some verbs may be nouns, and vice versa, identifiable only by their position in a sentence, as in My drawing shows him drawing his bow.
    eight — Teaching Computers to Speak American (69% in)

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