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by Stevenloan
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: On time
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Re: On time

Erik : Thank you very much, The sentences you provided are really useful.

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by Stevenloan
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: On time
Replies: 2
Views: 316

On time

Hi everybody! What noun or idiom do you use to describe a person who is very strict about being on time?

Your answer will be greatly appreciated.

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by Stevenloan
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Forgiveness application?
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: Forgiveness application?

trolley : Thanks a lot for your answer and for asking. It is common practice in my country, when the police show up at the accident scene, they will ask you to go to the police station for your statement, if you want to forgive the person who causes the accident, you have to sign a waiver of compens...
by Stevenloan
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Forgiveness application?
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Forgiveness application?

Hi everyone! I’m riding a motorcycle on the street, a woman’s car hits me and I get seriously injured. The police ask me whether I want the woman to compensate for my injuries, I want to write an application to forgive the woman so that she won’t have to compensate because she’s so poor. What do you...
by Stevenloan
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Quite the pickle
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Re: Quite the pickle

trolley : Thanks a lot for your answer and advice. Enjoy your weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Quite the pickle
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Quite the pickle

A: McDonald's said Sunday that it had fired CEO Steve Easterbrook due to what the company described as a "recent consensual relationship with an employee" that violated company policy. B: So you're saying McDonald's fired their big cheese for putting his meat patty in the wrong buns ? Quite the pic...
by Stevenloan
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Leave it to me
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Re: Leave it to me

Erik: Thank you so much for your answer and the usage note.

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by Stevenloan
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Leave it to me
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Leave it to me

Hi everybody! My brother and I are watching TV in the living room and suddenly the front door bell rings. I want to tell my brother that I'll go open the door. Which of the following two phrases is more suitable in this case?

1. I'll get it.
2. Leave it to me.

Thanks very much!

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by Stevenloan
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Make someone's stomach turn
Replies: 3
Views: 454

Re: Make someone's stomach turn

trolley and Erik : Thanks a lot for your help. I really appreciate it.

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by Stevenloan
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Make someone's stomach turn
Replies: 3
Views: 454

Make someone's stomach turn

" Alex has been my constant. The one thing that would never leave my side. No matter what was going on in our lives. He loves me no matter how much of a dick I am. He’s the only one who cares enough about me to know I have a problem with food, and who tries to help me. I’ve spent the past few days,...
by Stevenloan
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Squeeze in
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Re: Squeeze in

Erik, trolley, Bob, Phil White and BonnieL : Thank you all very very much for your answers.

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by Stevenloan
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Squeeze in
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Squeeze in

- Hi everyone! I'm trying to take a picture of 16 people, but I want to tell them to stand closely to each other so that everyone's faces will show up in the picture. Which of the following two imperative sentences is more suitable? 1. Everyone, try to squeeze in. 2. Everyone, try to stand as closel...
by Stevenloan
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: That's all you
Replies: 3
Views: 921

Re: That's all you

BonnieL and Erik : Thank you both so much for your help. I really appreciate it.

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by Stevenloan
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Hearing
Replies: 4
Views: 1168

Re: Hearing

BonnieL : Thanks for your input.

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by Stevenloan
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: A salesclerk calls a customer "Hon"
Replies: 4
Views: 1040

Re: A salesclerk calls a customer "Hon"

BonnieL : Thanks so much for your answer.

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