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Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Rusty
The way you said it sounds foreign. It isn't...

The way you said it sounds foreign. It isn't incorrect. As you said, English is not as flexible as Spanish as far as word order. You'll certainly be understood, but it'll sound funny...
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Rusty
I hope the meaning of ... is clear (enough).

I hope the meaning of ... is clear (enough).
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 02:26 PM
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Views: 16,532
Posted By Rusty
I think this changes the direction of the thread...

I think this changes the direction of the thread a little, but David is taking a Mexican siesta.... The coast is clear. I translated the last phrase for those of us who don't know what it meant in...
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Rusty
It's not my fault, nor is it hers. -or- It's not...

It's not my fault, nor is it hers. -or- It's not my fault, and neither is it hers. -or- It's not my fault, and it isn't hers either.
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Rusty
By the way, 'I haven't got any change' is a...

By the way, 'I haven't got any change' is a better-sounding, and more likely sentence. We don't use coins in the same sense you are. If someone asked specifically for coins, we would say, 'I...
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 12:24 PM
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Posted By Rusty
I often say it that way. I've also heard 'Nor do...

I often say it that way. I've also heard 'Nor do I,' but the most common response is 'Me, neither.'
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Rusty
Another way to say también: I saw the game...

Another way to say también:

I saw the game yesterday.
So did I. (Me, too - Yo también)
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Rusty
What about these other possibilities: -I...

What about these other possibilities:

-I don't have any coins.
-Neither do I.

-I'm not buying the drinks.
-Neither am I.
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Rusty
I'm going to the game. And you? (How 'bout you?...

I'm going to the game. And you? (How 'bout you? -or- You goin'?)
Me, too. ('I also,' although grammatically correct and proper English, sounds strange to most Americans and you won't hear it very...
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