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by Stevenloan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:05 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Own shadow
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Own shadow

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by Stevenloan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Baby
Replies: 6
Views: 186

Re: Baby

BonnieL, Bob and Erik : Thank you guys so much for your replies. I am sorry for my late answer. Have a good weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Baby
Replies: 6
Views: 186

Baby

- A mother has just given birth to a baby boy in the hospital. A doctor comes and says to her "You did great. That's a lot of baby to deliver. ". Does "That's a lot of baby to deliver." in this context mean "It was incredibly difficult for you to give birth to the baby."? Your answers will be greatl...
by Stevenloan
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Out of one's skin
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Re: Out of one's skin

Erik and trolley : Thank you so much for your answers. Have a nice day.

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by Stevenloan
Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Out of one's skin
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Out of one's skin

" [on winning a Golden Globe Award] My husband was as flabbergasted as I was. I think he almost flew out of his skin , he was so surprised and excited. He is just the most supportive and proud friend. My family is just beyond out-of-control excited. " - Hi guys! These sentences were said by a Holly...
by Stevenloan
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:58 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Pencil trash
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: Pencil trash

BonnieL, Erik and trolley : Thank you all so much for your help. I really appreciate it. Have a nice day.

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by Stevenloan
Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Pencil trash
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Pencil trash

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- Hi everyone! What do you call the trash after sharpening a pencil?

Your answers will be highly appreciated.

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by Stevenloan
Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:04 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Hard pass
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Re: Hard pass

Erik, BonnieL and Bob : Thank you all very much for your answers. Have a good day.

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by Stevenloan
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Hard pass
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Hard pass

James: meet me at the mall let's hang. Erica: naw, hard pass . - Hi guys! I notice that native speakers use " hard pass " quite often to mean "not interested / absolutely not" in American movies. Do British and Canadian people also use this phrase? Your answers will be greatly appreciated. StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: University
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: University

Erik : Thanks a lot for your answer. It does help. Have a good day.

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by Stevenloan
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: University
Replies: 2
Views: 163

University

1. His daughter currently attends Yale University. 2. His daughter currently goes to Yale University. 3. His daughter is currently a student of Yale University. - Hi everybody! Do these sentences have the same meaning and sound natural to you in spoken English? Your answers will be highly appreciate...
by Stevenloan
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Able to purchase
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: Able to purchase

Erik and trolley : Thank you both so much for your help. I really appreciate it. Have a nice day.

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by Stevenloan
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Able to purchase
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Able to purchase

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by Stevenloan
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:48 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Fetch
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Fetch

Erik, BonnieL and trolley : Thank you all so much for your answers. Have a nice weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Fetch
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Fetch

"Would you mind going to fetch the kids from school?"

- Hi guys! A dictionary says "fetch" is old English and in this situation it means "go and get someone and bring them back". Do native speakers still use "fetch" in this case?

Your answers will be highly appreciated.

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