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Questions tagged [american-english]

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English Grammar Books And Online Courses [closed]

I'm trying to improve my English grammar. So I wanted to ask for sharing some books and maybe online courses where I can learn, improve, and the most important recall some grammar rules and basics. ...
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Dictionary that provides all correct usages of words

I have been reading "Dictionary of American idioms" and I was impressed by the way phrasal verbs are explained. For example, the phrasal verbs associated with the word abide are defined in the ...
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Good resources for collocations [duplicate]

Can you please point me to a good online resource for verb collocations, for American English? Preferably, something with a lot of examples.
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Should we discourage the use of argot such as AmE, BrE, ELU, …?

[With Addendum] Should we discourage the use of argot such as AmE and BrE—even ELU—[added:] in answers to nonspecialists' questions at ELU? Most visitors who find answers here come from ...
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I'm new here, does this site favour or favor questions of this English Language? (USA vs UK)

I know it can make a large difference in culturally accepted definitions. I've heard some pretty absurd definitions given that were accepted which are far from commonplace here in the United States, ...
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Tomayto, tomahto — How can we avoid barriers to understanding on SE ELU?

I'm acquainted with some of the differences between the U.S. English I speak, and other flavors of English. Wikipedia has a term, Commonwealth English, which I'll abbreviate CE. I know, for example, ...