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    Default workplace pk life

    How do you think of workplace against my life? Imet with such a phrase as "both in the workplace and in our personal lives." By the way which is the original word of pk?
    Thanks!

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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    How do you think of workplace against my life?I'm afraid I don't understand the question.
     Imet with such a phrase as "both in the workplace and in our personal lives." By the way which is the original word of pk?
    I don't know what 'pk' is supposed to mean.

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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    It's all a mystery to me, too.

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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I don't know what 'pk' is supposed to mean.
    In China, pk is now a pupular word for every one even an elementary pupil. It's meaninjg , I suppose , is against. How come it , I don't know. So I asked you.

    Getting rid of it, let's return to the mutton. Workplace is a site ,belonging to the concept of location, while life is something of time.How can they be linked together in my quotation?
    Thank you!

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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    In China, pk is now a pupular word for every one even an elementary pupil. It's meaninjg , I suppose , is against. How come it , I don't know. So I asked you.

    Getting rid of it, let's return to the mutton. Workplace is a site ,belonging to the concept of location, while life is something of time.How can they be linked together in my quotation?
    Thank you!
    In China, pk is now a pupular word for everyone ,

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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    There is no problem drawing a contrast between the demands of work and the demands of home, or whatever aspects you're comparing.

    Don't focus on one being a "place" and one being something else.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    There is no problem drawing a contrast between the demands of work and the demands of home, or whatever aspects you're comparing.

    Don't focus on one being a "place" and one being something else.
    I accept your view.Thanks a lot!

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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I don't know what 'pk' is supposed to mean.
    This afternoon I met across a chart as follows:




    From the chart I came to know what PK means. Maybe it comes from the English word "pick".
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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    This afternoon I met across a chart as follows:




    From the chart I came to know what PK means. Maybe it comes from the English word "pick".
    Not being able to read Chinese, that doesn't help me at all. I still have no idea what Pk means.

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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    Perhaps it means "versus"?

    What's Hot in China Today?: PK

    I've also asked a Chinese speaking friend to weigh in

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