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    Default taking it for granted

    Lee has been treating Chan very bad in the office. Chan has been tolerant for year without making a sound. Chan found herself not able to bear that she must not let Lee taking it for granted anymore anymore that she need to ignore Lee at the right.

    Shall I say:

    Chan is _____ that she can't _____Lee anymore.

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    Default Re: taking it for granted

    Chan found herself not able to bear that she must not let Lee taking it for granted anymore anymore that she need to ignore Lee at the right.
    Ju.
    I don't understand what you mean in this sentence. Could you try and rephrase it to make it clearer?

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    Default Re: taking it for granted

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    Chan found herself not able to bear that she must not let Lee taking it for granted anymore anymore that she need to ignore Lee at the right.
    Ju.
    I don't understand what you mean in this sentence. Could you try and rephrase it to make it clearer?
    I mean Chan found herself could not tolerate Lee's attitude anymore because Lee has been taking advantage of her. Chan decided not to care about Lee anymore.

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    Default Re: taking it for granted

    Chan found herself could not tolerate Lee's attitude anymore because Lee has been taking advantage of her. Chan decided not to care about Lee anymore.
    Chan is _____ that she can't _____Lee anymore.


    Ju.
    – "anymore" is OK, "any longer" is another option.
    – "just" is optional.

    "Chan has decided that she just can't tolerate Lee any longer".
    "Chan has decided that she can't put up with Lee any longer".

    If you want to make the point that she has been thinking about this for a while.
    "Chan has finally decided that she just can't tolerate Lee any longer".

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    Last edited by JMurray; 31-Mar-2011 at 14:02.

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