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by Stevenloan
Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Food ordinary
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Food ordinary

A: Have you had great food from dumpy cafes? B: I can recall a few places, Mexican or Chinese where the food was good, they weren’t dirty so much as run down and in need of updating. Surprisingly, I didn’t get sick, maybe those hot chilies warded off stomach germs. Fast forward to recently, I got s...
by Stevenloan
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Juice
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Juice

Bob and Phil White : Thank you both so much for your replies. Have a good weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Juice
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Juice

Erik : Thank you very much for your answer. Have a nice day.

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by Stevenloan
Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Juice
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Juice

Hi everyone! Do you and people where you live say "My phone is running out of juice" to mean "My phone is dying" or "My battery is almost out"?

Your answers will be highly appreciated.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Hold a candle
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: Hold a candle

Phil White : Thanks so much for your answer and the link. trolley : Thanks a lot for your input. Have a nice weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Hold a candle
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Hold a candle

Hi guys! The idiom "can't hold a candle to" means "to not be as good as the person or thing mentioned". But is it also natural to say "Frank Lampard is a good footballer, but he will never be able to hold a candle to Michael Owen."?

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

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by Stevenloan
Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Kind of umbrella
Replies: 4
Views: 1448

Re: Kind of umbrella

Erik : I have a terrible memory. Thanks a lot for the link. Have a good day.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Screw cap
Replies: 3
Views: 979

Re: Screw cap

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

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by Stevenloan
Fri Mar 19, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Screw cap
Replies: 3
Views: 979

Screw cap

Waiter: I'd be happy to have our sommelier help you with your selection, Sir. Customer 1: (is waiting for Customer 2) Well, actually I was just looking. My lunch date is bringing a bottle. Waiter: Very good, Sir. Customer 2: (arrives and says to Customer 1) I am so sorry I'm late. (gives the Waiter...
by Stevenloan
Fri Mar 19, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Slew hole
Replies: 5
Views: 1026

Re: Slew hole

Erik, trolley, Phil White and Bob : Thanks a lot for your answers. Have a great weekend.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Thu Mar 18, 2021 2:31 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Slew hole
Replies: 5
Views: 1026

Slew hole

A: Candance Owens blasts Cardi B during fierce Twitter feud, says "What you did at the Grammy's was disgusting. Own it.". B: They're trying to turn our country into a slew hole And you wonder why some men disrespect & treat women like trash. - Hi guys! I couldn't find the meaning of "a slew hole" o...
by Stevenloan
Thu Mar 18, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Kind of umbrella
Replies: 4
Views: 1448

Re: Kind of umbrella

trolley : Thanks a lot for the words you provided. Have a good day.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Kind of umbrella
Replies: 4
Views: 1448

Kind of umbrella

https://duchehoanmy.com/images/news/du-che-nang-lech-tam-vuong-hoan-my.jpg https://duchehoanmy.com/images/news/du-che-nang-lech-tam-vuong-hoan-my.jpg - Hi guys! What do you call this kind of umbrella? The long bar used to hold the umbrella is usually in the middle of the umbrella but this long bar ...
by Stevenloan
Fri Mar 12, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Hatch
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: Hatch

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

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Tue Mar 09, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Hatch
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Hatch

Hi guys! "Down the hatch!" means "Let's all drink up, especially an alcoholic one!". Do you and people where you live still use this phrase?

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

StevenLoan