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    Default result of the game

    Today, I asked my friend, (he is a native speaker)

    "Do you know the result of the game between AC Milan and PSV?"

    ...but he just said,,what?;;;

    Seems like my expression was wrong. Could you explain?

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    Your question was perfect. There must be some other explanation. Perhaps he didn't hear you clearly?

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    Default Re: result of the game

    Maybe he didn't know Milan and PSV were playing. Presumably, after he said "What?", you rephrased your question and got a response. How did you rephrase it in order to get him to answer you. I assume you didn't just give up after his rather abrupt reply!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: result of the game

    ...but he just said,,what?;;;
    ...but he just said, "What?"

    There's no need for your weird punctuation.

    If you still want to know the score, AC Milan won 3-0.

    Rover



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    Default Re: result of the game

    Maybe your friend is not at all interested in soccer (football in BrE), and your question took him/her by surprise?
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Default Re: result of the game

    I think your question is disappeared, but if you want to know a result of the game next time, ask Rover.

    Nickle.
    If I have made any mistakes, please tell me about them. I need to improve my English anyway and I hope you'll help me.

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