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    what are these meaning ??

    hello all
    I'm a student of English language
    but still my language not well

    i have some sentences I would like from you to explain them

    Business is Business
    Let bygones be bygones
    Enough is enough
    War is war
    A girl is a girl
    Life is life
    A father is a father
    A war is a war

    thanks


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    Re: what are these meaning ??

    Hi, Mesud,
    I can only help with two.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mesud View Post
    hello all
    I'm a student of English language
    but still my language not well

    i have some sentences I would like from you to explain them

    Business is Business
    Let bygones be bygones = Let's forget about all unpleasant things that have happened.
    Enough is enough = There must be a limit to that. For instance, a mother says to her son, - You're always plaing games instead of doing your homework. Enough is enough. You shall not approach the laptop since now.
    War is war
    A girl is a girl
    Life is life
    A father is a father
    A war is a war

    thanks
    Cheers

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    #3

    Re: what are these meaning ??

    Quote Originally Posted by Mesud View Post
    hello all
    I'm a student of English language
    but still my language not well

    i have some sentences I would like from you to explain them

    Business is Business
    Let bygones be bygones
    Enough is enough
    War is war
    A girl is a girl
    Life is life
    A father is a father
    A war is a war

    thanks
    All of these share a common feature. Basically, it means things are what they are. Don't expect them to be different than they are.


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    Re: what are these meaning ??

    thanks a lot for your helping

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    Re: what are these meaning ??

    Quote Originally Posted by Mesud View Post
    thanks a lot for your helping
    You're welcome.

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