Results 1 to 4 of 4
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Thai
      • Home Country:
      • Thailand
      • Current Location:
      • Thailand

    • Join Date: Dec 2003
    • Posts: 285
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    making the introduction of the century

    Hello,

    I wonder if some people thanks another people for "making the introduction of the century"? what could it mean? Thanks for writing the introduction of him? or introduce him to the new thing? and why ...of the century...? Pls help.

    Tks,

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 45,645
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: making the introduction of the century

    It was the greatest introduction made that/this century. If it's a speaker who has just been introduced, they are probably saying it to appear modest after being praised in the introduction.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Thai
      • Home Country:
      • Thailand
      • Current Location:
      • Thailand

    • Join Date: Dec 2003
    • Posts: 285
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: making the introduction of the century

    Thanks Tdol, u always save me!

  1. BobK's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 15,873
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #4

    Re: making the introduction of the century

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It was the greatest introduction made that/this century. If it's a speaker who has just been introduced, they are probably saying it to appear modest after being praised in the introduction.
    It could, depending on context, be a social introduction as well. But Tdol seems to have hit the spot.

    b

Similar Threads

  1. next century as an adverb?
    By Yoshio in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 26-Aug-2006, 02:02
  2. kept making
    By Alanmo in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-Jun-2006, 23:11
  3. Introduction
    By Bilal in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 25-Sep-2005, 02:33
  4. making the difference
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 13-Oct-2004, 16:47

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •