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    Chinese correspondence

    Dear Tutor,

    Does the phrase "Chinese correspondence" denote "Chinese equivalent / translation" in any way? Thanks!

    Emily

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    Re: Chinese correspondence

    Not to me. What's the context?


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    Re: Chinese correspondence

    Thank you, tutor! It is just my coworker's rough translation. Forget it.

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    Re: Chinese correspondence

    'Forget it' can sometimes bear rather rude connotation. I'm sure you didn't mean it, but just so that you know.


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    Re: Chinese correspondence

    Thank you!

    I didn't know that before. But how comes "forget it" has rude connotation? I thought it just meant "Please put no more time or energy on it."

    It seems that "forget it" sometimes means refusal, but doesn't it have the meaning I meant to express?

    Emily

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