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This sentence was initially added as a translation of sentence #931338
added by arcticmonkey, January 20, 2012
This is indeed used in the US.
Online sources suggest that it is not widely used in the UK, though it might be understood. However, the quality of the discussion is pretty poor. Some participants sound reliable, while others don't. I haven't lived in the UK, so I don't feel qualified to comment, but any speaker of UK English who thinks that it's widely used is welcome to add an additional "UK English" or "UK English vocabulary" tag.
I do not remember hearing it in the UK, at least not frequently, maybe in academic circles.
It's interesting to see some of the indirectly-linked English sentences.
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