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by Stevenloan
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Easier on gas
Replies: 2
Views: 2020

Re: Easier on gas

trolley : Thank you very much for your answer. Have a good weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Easier on gas
Replies: 2
Views: 2020

Easier on gas

A: American Trucks Are Pointlessly Killing People. They're too big, and the reason is aesthetics, not practicality, writes Ryan Cooper. B: People have the right to drive whatever makes them happy. I think the people who modify diesels so they blow black smoke and crap all over everything should be ...
by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Cakewalk
Replies: 5
Views: 2946

Re: Cakewalk

trolley : Thank you very much for your help. I really appreciate it.

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by Stevenloan
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Cakewalk
Replies: 5
Views: 2946

Cakewalk

A: What was your favorite 90s sitcom/series and why? (Friends, shows, fan). My two favs were That 70s Show... and Are You Afraid of the Dark. I soo wish I could be a kid again, life was a cakewalk. B: Due to step kids, I watched a ton of Fresh Prince, and Saved by the Bell. I really wasn't much of ...
by Stevenloan
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bugger
Replies: 10
Views: 4244

Re: Bugger

Erik, trolley, Phil White, Bob and BonnieL : Thank you all so much for your answers. They are helpful and fascinating.

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by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bugger
Replies: 10
Views: 4244

Bugger

Hi everybody! In several British films, some people say "bugger off!". According to an online dictionary, it is a rude way of telling someone to go away. Is it also used by native speakers in The US and Canada?

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

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by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: A few shades
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

Re: A few shades

BonnieL and Erik : Thank you both so much for your answers. They are useful. Have a good day.

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by Stevenloan
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:30 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: A few shades
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

A few shades

A: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to Delaware last weekend to meet with Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s first known in-person session with a potential running mate as he nears a decision. B: It would be wonderful to get this power hungry fear monger out of Michigan but ...
by Stevenloan
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Run out of
Replies: 2
Views: 2445

Re: Run out of

Erik : Thank you so much for your answer. Have a good weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Run out of
Replies: 2
Views: 2445

Run out of

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by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 07, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: At play
Replies: 5
Views: 3672

Re: At play

Phil White and Erik : Thank you both so much for your answers. They are really helpful.

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by Stevenloan
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: At play
Replies: 5
Views: 3672

At play

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/BDE2/production/_113801684_mediaitem113801682.jpg https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/BDE2/production/_113801684_mediaitem113801682.jpg A: Audi drops "insensitive" girl with banana ad. "We sincerely apologize for this insensitive image and ensure ...
by Stevenloan
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Tradeoff
Replies: 2
Views: 2963

Re: Tradeoff

Bob : Thanks so much for your answer. Have a good day.

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by Stevenloan
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Tradeoff
Replies: 2
Views: 2963

Tradeoff

A: Your new wife is a lot younger and more gorgeous than your ex-wife. B: Yeah. You're right. But my new wife is not as hard-working and meticulous as my ex-wife. So that's the tradeoff . - Hi everybody! " A tradeoff " means "a situation in which the achieving of something you want involves the los...
by Stevenloan
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Miles
Replies: 3
Views: 3224

Re: Miles

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

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