The food is cold

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The food is cold

Post by STEVENSAKURA » Wed Jul 21, 2010 5:04 pm

A: Does your girlfriend have a habit that she reheats the food after it is cold?
B: She just eats it.
A: Wow! That can give her a stomachache.
B: I've advised her a thousand times, but she never listens to me.

- Do these sound natural enough?

Thanks a million!

StevenSakura
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Re: The food is cold

Post by christinecornwall » Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:06 am

It sounds pretty natural to me. I would substitute warned for advised.
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Re: The food is cold

Post by Wizard of Oz » Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:39 pm

.. Steve, I agree with christine's idea and I also have a problem with the initial sentence ..

A: Does your girlfriend have a habit that she reheats the food after it is cold?

.. I would rewrite it as >>

A: Is your girlfriend in the habit of reheating food after it is cold?

WoZ who hates reheated salad
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Re: The food is cold

Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:37 pm

Steven's conversation reminds me of a comment that was allegedly made about the ex-Prime Minister of Britain, Gordon Brown: "When a control freak loses control, all you're left with is the freak".
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