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    Default Re: I am a new comer here ,happy new year!^_^

    (that's you and I)- it's a subject not an object
    I'm not sure that walking is the best verb- that's not really your purpose on the campus.

    Hi, Joe, these are the changes I'd make [/quote]

    Thank you very much,tdol.And can you tell me how to say the same thing instead?

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    How about are studying or simply are?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe
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    Well, you're newer that most, that's true.
    At any rate, we're happy to have you.

    RonBee,what do you mean by "you're newer that most"?
    I was playing off of:
    • "I am newer here ,from china."


    The poster probably meant "I'm new here", but he said "I'm newer here", and I played off of that to make my rhyme.

    • It could have been a better rhyme,
      But I'll try to do better next time.


    :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    How about are studying or simply are?
    That'd be fine.I wanted to avoid "study",for I kind of thought it is too
    "Chinese".I must have been silly:)

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    I was playing off of:
    • "I am newer here ,from china."


    The poster probably meant "I'm new here", but he said "I'm newer here", and I played off of that to make my rhyme.

    :wink:[/quote]

    So,RonBee,making rhyme is your hobby,right?:))

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    It's not too 'Chinese'; it works fine in 'English'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    I was playing off of:
    • "I am newer here ,from china."


    The poster probably meant "I'm new here", but he said "I'm newer here", and I played off of that to make my rhyme.

    :wink:
    So,RonBee,making rhyme is your hobby,right?:))
    You could say that.

    :wink:

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    To joe:
    "walking on the campuses next to each other"
    is it mean we are in the same college or we are in the same condition:)

    my english is so bad as a college student...
    the teacher is so warmhearted,which give me much
    confidence:)

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    [quote="coolrains"]To joe:
    "walking on the campuses next to each other"
    is it mean we are in the same college or we are in the same condition:)

    I meant,our universities are next to each other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolrains
    To joe:
    "walking on the campuses next to each other"
    is it mean we are in the same college or we are in the same condition:)
    Try:
    • Does "walking on the campuses next to each other" mean that we go to the same college or that we are in the same condition?


    Quote Originally Posted by coolrains
    my english is so bad as a college student...
    the teacher is so warmhearted,which give me much
    confidence:)
    Try:
    • My English is bad, but my teacher is warmhearted (patient and kind), and that gives me much confidence.


    What do you think?

    :)

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