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    Hello,

    I heard a sentence on the tv..

    I have been using this parfume for four years. It still gets its way to unpleasantly suprize me..

    What is the meaning of ''gets its way' ?

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by triannen View Post
    Hello,

    I heard this sentence on TV.

    I have been using this perfume for four years. It still gets its way to unpleasantly surprise me.

    What is the meaning of ''gets its way"?

    Thanks
    get one's way

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    Default Re: Gets its way

    so, it means perfume gets what it wanted..

    This sentence does not make any sense then..I can't understand the meaning actually..

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    Default Re: Gets its way

    Quote Originally Posted by triannen View Post
    so, it means perfume gets what it wanted..

    This sentence does not make any sense then..I can't understand the meaning actually..
    It doesn't make any sense.

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    Default Re: Gets its way

    I agree. It makes no sense at all. If it's unpleasant in any way, surprising or expected, why wear it for four years?
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    "It still has a way of unpleasantly surprising me" sounds better. Still doesn't make a lot of sense.

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    Default Re: Gets its way

    Quote Originally Posted by triannen View Post
    Hello,

    I heard a sentence on the tv..

    I have been using this parfume for four years. It still gets its way to unpleasantly suprize me..

    What is the meaning of ''gets its way' ?

    Thanks

    I am confused. Was this dialog meant to be taken sarcastically? Otherwise, it makes no sense to me!

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