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by Stevenloan
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Mad unknown
Replies: 2
Views: 3292

Mad unknown

"Oh, rooftop parks. You know, I was thinking of taking a date here and go around trying to find rooftop parks. But I have to say, Sansome was definitely one of the best rooftop parks in the city in my opinion. This is because I have several things that this place meets. This place is mad unknown to ...
by Stevenloan
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Setting a sprat to catch a mackerel
Replies: 3
Views: 3643

Re: Setting a sprat to catch a mackerel

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

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by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Setting a sprat to catch a mackerel
Replies: 3
Views: 3643

Setting a sprat to catch a mackerel

- Setting a sprat to catch a mackerel , the store is offering in its summer sale a chrome blender for £99 (was £149) to those who spend £50 or more. Hi everybody! According to an online dictionary " Setting a sprat to catch a mackerel " is primarily heard in the UK. Is it used in conversations in th...
by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Corrupt good manners
Replies: 6
Views: 5553

Re: Corrupt good manners

Erik and trolley : Thank you both so so much for the idioms. They are super useful.

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by Stevenloan
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Corrupt good manners
Replies: 6
Views: 5553

Re: Corrupt good manners

Erik : Thanks a lot for your answer. Erik and other native speakers : Is there a general term or a common idiom that means "If you associate with bad people, you will be bad and vice versa"?

Thanks so much!

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by Stevenloan
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Corrupt good manners
Replies: 6
Views: 5553

Corrupt good manners

A: You'd better tell your son to stop hanging out with that bad crowd. Otherwise he will be a criminal sooner or later. B: You're right. Evil communications corrupt good manners. Hi guys! I use " Evil communications corrupt good manners " here to mean "If you associate with bad people, you will be b...
by Stevenloan
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Vision
Replies: 4
Views: 3435

Re: Vision

Phil White : Thank you very much for your version. It's really helpful.

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by Stevenloan
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Vision
Replies: 4
Views: 3435

Re: Vision

Erik : Thank you so much. Enjoy your weekend. :)

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by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Vision
Replies: 4
Views: 3435

Vision

A: Why did you help my enemy and betray me? B: Because your enemy gave me a lot of money. A: Money has really blurred your vision. Hi everyone! I use " Money has really blurred your vision " to mean "You are controlled by money. You cannot distinguish between right and wrong". Do I use the sentence ...
by Stevenloan
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bossed by one's girlfriend
Replies: 6
Views: 3900

Re: Bossed by one's girlfriend

trolley : Thanks a lot for your very detailed answer. You were so funny when you wrote "the hen might be offended" :D Phil White : Thanks so much for your input.

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by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bossed by one's girlfriend
Replies: 6
Views: 3900

Bossed by one's girlfriend

Hi everybody! What term or adjective do you use to describe a boy who is bossed by his girlfriend?

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

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by Stevenloan
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Needle
Replies: 3
Views: 2722

Re: Needle

trolley and Erik : Thank you both very much for your versions. They really help.

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by Stevenloan
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Needle
Replies: 3
Views: 2722

Needle

Hi guys! When it comes to telling someone that a car is running out of petrol, which sentence below is more suitable?

1. The needle in the fuel gauge is approaching empty.
2. The fuel gauge's needle is approaching empty.

Thanks a lot!

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by Stevenloan
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Win against someone
Replies: 3
Views: 3100

Re: Win against someone

trolley : Thanks so much for your answer and advice. Enjoy your weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Win against someone
Replies: 3
Views: 3100

Win against someone

Hi everybody! What common idioms do you use to describe when you win against someone in a physical fight?

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

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