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    Default Don't you think it's nice out?

    Hi teachers,

    "Don't you think it's nice out?"


    What does the above sentence mean? Specially "nice out". I have found it from a conversation on the internet.

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    Default Re: Don't you think it's nice out?

    The weather (outside) is nice.

    It's nice out today = The weather is nice today.
    It's not nice out today = The weather is not nice/good today.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Don't you think it's nice out?

    Oh yeah, got it. Here the word "out" metaphorically means the weather.

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    Default Re: Don't you think it's nice out?

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    No, it doesn't. It means 'outside'.

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    Default Re: Don't you think it's nice out?

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Oh yeah, got it. Here the word "out" metaphorically means the weather.
    We don't refer to weather as being "inside" or "in".

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    Default Re: Don't you think it's nice out?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    We don't refer to weather as being "inside" or "in".
    The weather in the south of France is much warmer than it is in the south of England at this time of year.

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    Default Re: Don't you think it's nice out?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The weather in the south of France is much warmer than it is in the south of England at this time of year.
    Point taken.

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