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I've no desire at all to study.
I've no appetite at all to study.

Appetite is generally used with food. For study, work, or play we use such words as desire, disposition, and inclination.

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My elder brother has a new dress.
My elder brother has a new suit.

Only girls and women wear dresses; anyone can wear suits (a jacket with trousers or a skirt). Clothes is a general word: John (or Mary) is wearing new clothes.

We say a man in full evening dress, or morning dress for traditional, formal clothes.

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What's the price of this watch?
What's the cost of this watch?

Price is the amount of money paid by the customer. Cost is the amount paid by the shopkeeper. We can say How much does it cost?

Value is the usefulness or importance of something. The value of milk as a food, the value of education. Face value is the amount printed on a piece of-paper-money or on a postage stamp.

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They had some guests last night.
They had some strangers last night.

A guest is usually a friend who comes to our house tor a visit, while a stranger is a person unknown to us.

A foreigner is a person from another country and speaking a foreign language

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Sarah is going to see a play tonight.
Sarah is going to see a theatre tonight.

A theatre is a building in which plays are acted, not the play itself.

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