Simple, safe English is often not the best choice. Take, for example, the word happy. If you can read this blog post, you can use that word, but should you?
"Uptalk" is when you say everything with rising tone like it's a question, whether it is one or not.
Try as a noun or a verb both means to attempt something, but the nuance can change in unexpected ways. Find out how.
We generally prefer to discuss things we understand rather than things we don't, and that can be a big problem in interviews and meetings.
You have probably said the word “work” many times: to do a job (I work a lot of overtime), to make an effort (That’s hard work!) or to function (does this thing work?).