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    Question "Flight attendants travel a lot and eat many different meals"

    Again, it sounds weird for my ears the expression of: "... they eat different meals" Is this sentence correct?

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    Re: "Flight attendants travel a lot and eat many different meals"

    Quote Originally Posted by papirrines View Post
    Again, it sounds weird for my ears the expression of: "... they eat different meals" Is this sentence correct?
    The grammar is OK, but the meaning is strange. Everyone on the planet eats many different meals.

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    Re: "Flight attendants travel a lot and eat many different meals"

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    ... Everyone on the planet eats many different meals.
    Except for those living in extreme poverty and or famine hit areas.

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    Re: "Flight attendants travel a lot and eat many different meals"

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    Except for those living in extreme poverty and or famine hit areas.
    Granted, but most of them aren't flight attendants.
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 24-Nov-2013 at 09:07.

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    Re: "Flight attendants travel a lot and eat many different meals"

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Granted, bit most of them aren't flight attendants.
    No, but you were the one claiming that everyone on the planet eats many different meals!

    Papirrines, how about "Flight attendants travel a lot and get the chance to try many different cuisines"?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: "Flight attendants travel a lot and eat many different meals"

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    No, but you were the one claiming that everyone on the planet eats many different meals!

    Papirrines, how about "Flight attendants travel a lot and get the chance to try many different cuisines"?
    And my guess is that both you and bhai can recognize hyperbole.

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