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New words have been added to English over time _________________. a. as a result of innovations in English-speaking countries only b. through contact and influence of other cultures and countries c. thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary d. no new words have been added
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User: New words have been added to English over time _________________. a. as a result of innovations in English-speaking countries only b. through contact and influence of other cultures and countries c. thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary d. no new words have been added

Weegy: New words have been added to English over time b. through contact and influence of other cultures and countries. [smile]
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User: The phrase, "to kick the bucket," is an example of a(n) ______________. a. idiom c. metaphor b. analogy d. simile

Weegy: The phrase, "to kick the bucket," is an example of a(n) ______________. a. idiom
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User: The Oxford English Dictionary traces the development of _____________ words in the English language. a. some c. important b. all d. changing

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The Oxford English Dictionary traces the development of all words in the English language.
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