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1‘economic policies designed to curtail spending’
reduce, cut, cut down, cut back, decrease, lessen, diminish, slim down, tighten up, retrench, pare down, trim, dock, lop, shrink
shorten, cut short, break off, truncate
restrict, put a restriction on, limit, put a limit on, curb, put the brakes on, rein in, rein back
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.