ivy

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Re: I dove my hat  •  April 10, 2011, 4:24am  •  1 vote

Like Sue says, it's "I doff my hat" or a more common variant "I tip my hat" It means to give your respect or admiration. For example, I tip/doff my hat to those who donate to charity.

Re: Word in question: Conversate  •  January 17, 2010, 10:13pm  •  35 votes

No. The proper word is "converse". "Conversate" is considered a slang word, If I'm not mistaken.

Re: Verb, the process of being  •  May 6, 2009, 3:23am  •  0 vote

Taking a wild guess here, but do you mean transitive vs intransitive verbs?

Re: When to use verbs with an s or without  •  January 12, 2008, 7:14pm  •  1 vote

That's because it's in the subjunctive. The subjunctive is often used to express hierarchical differences in the English language (e.g. Queen always speaks in the subjunctive) or simply a higher sense