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    jirikoo is offline Member
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    Default one idiom in english

    "I work for two, even know for whom"

    I that sentence logically and gramatically correct? Its sort of a literal translation of one czech funny idiom that means I work as hard as two people but i actually know instead of whom I work because they dont work at all or not poperly due to their laziness. Its quite a reflection of czech character towards work.

    If that sentence is incorrect, how would you express that?

    hope you got me

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    Pugwin is offline Newbie
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    Default Re: one idiom in english

    The first question you should ask yourself is, "Does it make any sense, does it express a thought that we can understand?"
    For me, it makes no sense at all. I don't understand it, even after your succinct explanation. So my answer is no.
    Then grammar is irrelevant if the sentence makes no sense anyway.

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