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    "Idle"

    Hi,
    Does "idle" have the same meaning with "vain"?
    I'd would say, "I did something in vain," can I use the same structure with "idle"?

    Thanks in Advance,

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    Re: "Idle"

    Quote Originally Posted by Rock Girl View Post
    Hi,
    Does "idle" have the same meaning with "vain"?
    I'd would say, "I did something in vain," can I use the same structure with "idle"?

    Thanks in Advance,
    No. Have you looked up the words in a dictionary?

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    Re: "Idle"

    There is absolutely no connection between them. As bhai said, have you checked a dictionary? Once you have done that, do please let us know which part of the definitions made you think they could be synonymous.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: "Idle"

    Of curse I checked the dictionary, but it was English to Persian. So, I think they might have translated the word incorrectly.

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    Re: "Idle"

    There are many good dictionaries here.

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    Re: "Idle"

    I think there must have been an error somewhere. Just use an English dictionary and look at definitions, rather than translations.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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