Around the corner

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Around the corner

Post by Stevenloan » Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:07 pm

I have a cousin. Whenever I run into him, something bad will happen. I really don't know why and I don't blame him, either. I want to tease him. Is the following sentence idiomatic?

"Whenever you turn up, something bad is just around the corner."

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Re: Around the corner

Post by Bobinwales » Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:52 pm

There is nothing wrong with that Steven, but I would say something along the lines of, "Every time you turn up there is something bad lurking round the corner".
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Signature: All those years gone to waist!
Bob in Wales

Re: Around the corner

Post by Erik_Kowal » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:17 am

"Whenever you turn up, trouble is sure to follow".
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Re: Around the corner

Post by Stevenloan » Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:58 pm

Bob and Erik : Thank you two so much for the versions.
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