Ambiguity, thy name is English - C

last refreshed 03/23/2017 06:59:09 PM
Expression ...may mean any of
cable drawer guy who makes drawings of cables
a drawer in a desk or cabinet where cables are kept
can't help myself can't resist temptation
can't take a helping of
can't manage without others' help
can: we can fish we are able to fish
we put the fish in the cans
canvas carrier tote - bag made of canvas
easel
guy in the warehouse who carries rolls of canvas
cape may drive a street, of the drive persuasion, named after Cape May
the cape is allowed to drive
cash drawer open character the character of the cash drawer is very open
the character which opens the cash drawer
the open character of a person who draws cash
make cash on open character of a drawer (person or furniture)
ceiling bank shot a photograph of a bank on a ceiling
the bank on the ceiling being fired at
a bank shot (in pool) hits the ceiling
celebrity shooting competition shooting competition where celebrities partake
competition in shooting at celebrities
cell: if the room is that dark, use your cell as a torch! if the room is that dark, use your cell phone as a torchlight!
if the room is that dark, use your neural cell as a torch and put it on fire!
if the room is that dark, use your prison cell as a flaming torch!
central Florida house the central house for all of Florida
the house in Central Florida
chain mail wire-knit armor
letters you need to forward to n addresses
change into ~ undress and don ~ instead
become ~
check card holds amount held by a check card
amount temporarily withdrawn from a check card until transaction goes through
check in a box a cheque in a rectangular container
checkmark in a drawn square
cheese sticks sticks made of cheese
the cheese does stick
cheeseburger stabbing someone stabbed someone else over a cheeseburger
someone stabbed someone else with a cheeseburger
someone stabbed a cheeseburger
a cheeseburger stabbed someone
a cheeseburger stabbed another cheeseburger
cheeseburger stabbing someone stabbed someone else over a cheeseburger
someone stabbed someone else with a cheeseburger
someone stabbed someone a cheeseburger
a cheeseburger stabbed someone
a cheeseburger stabbed another cheeseburger
Christmas spiced ale spiced ale served for Christmas
Christmas did spice the ale
ale with a Christmas spice
cider house rules the rules of the cider house
the cider house does rule
cider house draws parallel lines
city market donuts donuts, such as on a city market
market donuts, such as in a city
client building building which is a client (Example: "I had a client building an advanced network security application designed to prevent denial of service attacks." - unclear until 4-5 words later)
client is building
client's building
the client is a building
coach: robbing stage coaches robbing the postal wagons
robbing the theatrical trainers
the theatrical trainers who rob
cold medicine a drug against flu
drug served cold
medicine as a cool, unbiased science
collegiate grill cover collegiate tarp for a grill
someone's rendition of a song named "collegiate grill"
tarp for a barbecue with a posh college's logo
communicate to file servers and network printers using the protocol. communicate to file servers and network printers by means of the protocol.
communicate to file servers and network printers which use the protocol.
tell file servers and network printers that they should use a protocol.
concrete case not general case
chest made of concrete
confuse A with B fail to discern between A and B
use B to cause confusion in A
confuse A while in company of, or aided by, B
confuse them with the facts use the facts to sow confusion among these guys
mistake these for facts
contract furniture furniture made as specified by a contract
do make a contract ordering specific furniture to be made
be infected by a disease called furniture
cooking light light above the stove
light used for cooking
light which cooks
the cooking of light food (not heavy)
the cooking of the light
the practice of not-so-heavy cuisine
current conditions the situation about the currents
electricity related conditions
conditions at the moment
curtains for windows draperies to hang on wall openings
software support for Windows (95/NT4.0/...) stops
software called "curtains", Windows version
custom size problem end-user tailored size is a problem
nonstandard size is a problem
the size of the custom is a problem
problem whose size is customary
the problem of the customized dimensioning
cut and dry something that was cut and then dried
cut it and dry it