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    Default Re: What do I do with them



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    I would say/use the common idiom "Call names" not

    Quote Originally Posted by super computer View Post
    I mean my friends describe me bad things.

    P.S: Please note that I am not saying that your version is not natural. I just want to voice my opinion.


    Thank you.

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    Default Re: What do I do with them

    Quote Originally Posted by super computer View Post
    My wrote talked about what I feel in myself?
    Quote Originally Posted by super computer View Post
    here I mean the describe
    Super computer, note that 'wrote' isn't a noun and neither is 'describe'. The same mistake is in the title of your previous thread: My write from my mind.
    Last edited by Chicken Sandwich; 09-Feb-2013 at 22:14. Reason: rewrite

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    Default Re: What do I do with them

    I mean my friends call me names.
    Is it mean bad describes?

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    Default Re: What do I do with them

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    Super computer, note that 'wrote' isn't a noun and neither is 'describe'. The same mistake is in the title of your previous thread: My write from my mind.
    I saw what you wrote :you said "You are misusing these words".

    Please,I'm here to learn.I have a lot of mistakes,but here my chance to improve my language.
    Could you please write the correct words and explain it ?

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    Default Re: What do I do with them

    Quote Originally Posted by super computer View Post
    I mean my friends call me names.
    Is it mean bad describes?
    Yes, see the definition of 'call somebody names': to use impolite or unpleasant words to describe someone.
    (call names - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.)

    Quote Originally Posted by super computer View Post
    I saw what you wrote :you said "You are misusing these words".

    Please,I'm here to learn.I have a lot of mistakes,but here my chance to improve my language.
    Could you please write the correct words and explain it ?
    'Wrote' is the past tense of 'write'. You could say 'I wrote a piece on the earthquake'. You cannot, however, use 'wrote' as a noun and say 'The wrote...'. You could use the noun 'piece' (or a different noun of course) and say something like 'The piece talks about the earthquake'.

    A noun related to the verb 'describe' is 'description'. See here description - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online.
    Last edited by Chicken Sandwich; 10-Feb-2013 at 13:41.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Default Re: What do I do with them

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post


    ***NOT A TEACHER***

    I would say/use the common idiom "Call names" not …



    P.S: Please note that I am not saying that your version is not natural. I just want to voice my opinion.


    Thank you.
    But it would have been true if you had said that!

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    Default Re: What do I do with them

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post


    ***NOT A TEACHER***

    I would say/use the common idiom "Call names" not



    P.S: Please note that I am not saying that your version is not natural. I just want to voice my opinion.


    Thank you.
    But it would have been true if you had said that!

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