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by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: One's own bomb
Replies: 4
Views: 52

One's own bomb

A: My boss tried to get me fired by planting drugs on me, but the police caught him with them beforehand. B: (laughs) He was hoist by his own petard / (laughs) He got blown up by his own bomb . Hi guys! Between the two sentences of B's, which one is more suitable in this situation? Thanks very much!...
by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Sofa
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: Sofa

tony h : Thank you for the links. They really help.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Sofa
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Sofa

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Hi everybody! What do you call this kind of sofa? It has holes.

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/329044316494264845/

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Convenience shops
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: Convenience shops

tony h, Erik and BonnieL: Thank you guys very much for your answers. I really appreciate it.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Convenience shops
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Convenience shops

Hi everyone! Are convenience stores or convenience shops where you live open 24/7? 90% of convenience shops where I live are open 24/7.

Your answers will be highly appreciated.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Nothing good
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Nothing good

tony h and Erik: Thank you both very much for your help. I really appreciate it.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Nothing good
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Nothing good

Hi everybody! In the following situation, B and C are best friends. A is not their friend but A hears a lot about B and C and this is the first time A meets them. I use " We have nothing good for people to talk about " in a funny way to mean that "We're not good people and we don't have good qualiti...
by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Chrome circle
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Chrome circle

https://travel.home.sndimg.com/content/dam/images/travel/fullrights/2018/5/24/0/TCWF301_305152_1178283.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.826.551.suffix/1527211105834.jpeg Erik: I hope this link helps. I also added another image. In the middle of the website, you'll see a picture showing a wheel with hamburgers and ...
by Stevenloan
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Chrome circle
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Chrome circle

trolley and BonnieL: Thank you both very much for your input. tony h, Bob and Erik: Here's the link. The first picture.

https://www.travelchannel.com/

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Chrome circle
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Chrome circle

Image

Hi everyone! What do you call the entire chrome circle thing in this case?

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Cooking device
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Cooking device

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Hi guys! What do you call this device? Chefs use it in the kitchen.

Your answers will be highly appreciated.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Foam and cling film
Replies: 6
Views: 195

Re: Foam and cling film

BonnieL, Bob and trolley: Thank you guys so so much for your answers.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Foam and cling film
Replies: 6
Views: 195

Foam and cling film

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Hi everybody! Can I describe the food in the picture as "doughnuts and bread wrapped in a piece of foam and cling film"?

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Trousers
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: Trousers

I would like to thank you all very very much.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Trousers
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Trousers

https://imagesvc.timeincapp.com/v3/mm/image?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcdn-image.realsimple.com%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Fstyles%2Fportrait_435x518%2Fpublic%2Fdude-ranch-vacation-hacks.jpg%3Fitok%3D2ITTbzzA&w=400&q=85 Hi guys! Can I describe the kid's trousers as "a pair of trousers with ripped bottoms"? ...