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    Question I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    good morning,

    i find this sentences in /touchston2/I kind of like cold weather
    it is correct but for me it seems to be strange he could only say I like cold weather
    have you any idea about it?????????????????

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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    Quote Originally Posted by symaa View Post
    Good morning,

    I found this sentences in /touchston2/: I kind of like cold weather
    It is correct but for me it seems to be strange to me because he could only say "I like cold weather".
    Have you any idea about it?????????????????
    Please make an effort to format your posts. A question requires only one question mark -- not two, not three, definitely not 17.

    PS It's not an idiom.

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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    I kind of like is not as strong to me as I like.

    Also, when we're speaking, we often use unnecessary words, or omit words- speech is not organised the same way as writing and we don't always speak in perfect sentences.

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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    Hi symaa

    As Tdol says: "I kind of like is not as strong to me as I like."

    It's [dare I say "sort of"] equivalent to: "I rather/quite like [or I am quite partial to] cold weather.
    "Kind of" is also often shortened to "kinda".

    Hope this helps
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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    Please make an effort to format your posts. A question requires only one question mark -- not two, not three, definitely not 17.

    PS It's not an idiom.
    Excuse me sir but I was very hasty ,thank you very much.

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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I kind of like is not as strong to me as I like.

    Also, when we're speaking, we often use unnecessary words, or omit words- speech is not organised the same way as writing and we don't always speak in perfect sentences.
    Thank you very much sir for your explanation and for your help
    Regrads

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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    Quote Originally Posted by Route21 View Post
    Hi symaa

    As Tdol says: "I kind of like is not as strong to me as I like."

    It's [dare I say "sort of"] equivalent to: "I rather/quite like [or I am quite partial to] cold weather.
    "Kind of" is also often shortened to "kinda".

    Hope this helps
    R21
    Thank you for your help and for the examples
    Best wishes

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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    Quote Originally Posted by symaa View Post
    Thank you very much sir for your explanation and for your help
    Regrads
    You're welcome.

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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    If you "kind of" like something, you like it a little.

    I kind of like opera, but I really like jazz.

    It's not true that I am in love with Becky. I kind of like her, but I wouldn't call it love.

    Do you like red wine?
    Kind of. I try not to drink to much alcohol though.

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    Re: I kind of like cold weather ?????????

    Quote Originally Posted by dangauss View Post
    If you "kind of" like something, you like it a little.

    I kind of like opera, but I really like jazz.

    It's not true that I am in love with Becky. I kind of like her, but I wouldn't call it love.

    Do you like red wine?
    Kind of. I try not to drink to much alcohol though.
    Good examples and explanation
    Thank you my teacher
    All the best

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