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    Same Way

    Dear Teachers,

    a. Now, don’t get me wrong I know he has my best interest in mind, and this would probably help me further down the road.
    - Does “down the road” have a figurative meaning here?

    b. I know how it is to have an old-fashion father, but my father is the same way, too.
    - “my father is the same way” here means “ my father is old-fashion also”, right?

    Thanks very much

    Namsteven

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    Re: Same Way

    Quote Originally Posted by namsteven View Post
    Dear Teachers,
    a. Now, don’t get me wrong I know he has my best interest in mind, and this would probably help me further down the road.
    - Does “down the road” have a figurative meaning here?
    b. I know how it is to have an old-fashion father, but my father is the same way, too.
    - “my father is the same way” here means “ my father is old-fashion also”, right?
    Thanks very much
    Namsteven

    a. 'Down the road' means in the future.

    b. yes, but you could abbreviate this to 'my father's the same'

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    Re: Same Way

    Quote Originally Posted by namsteven View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    a. Now, don’t get me wrong I know he has my best interest in mind, and this would probably help me further down the road.
    - Does “down the road” have a figurative meaning here?

    b. I know how it is to have an old-fashion father, but my father is the same way, too.
    - “my father is the same way” here means “ my father is old-fashion also”, right?

    Thanks very much

    Namsteven
    One more thing: old-fashion should be old-fashioned.

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