View Poll Results: He was laid ____ when the factory went bust.

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    Default Lay

    You can check your answer in the phrasal verb list.

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    I've been laid off. It is certainly not a pleasant experience.

    ~R

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I've been laid off. It is certainly not a pleasant experience.

    ~R
    I know the feeling as well. But since it was so long ago, I don't find it so miserable as I did just after being laid off. Now I am in work again and can't complain. I wish you all the best in finding another, maybe better, job, RonBee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    I know the feeling as well. But since it was so long ago, I don't find it so miserable as I did just after being laid off. Now I am in work again and can't complain. I wish you all the best in finding another, maybe better, job, RonBee.
    Um, I didn't mean that it happened recently. The experience that I was talking about happened in 2004, so the pain of that experience is pretty much in the past.



    (Prefer working again to in work again.)

    ~R

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Um, I didn't mean that it happened recently.
    Oh, I thought you were talking about the recent past. Sorry. I'm sure it would have been more obvious to me if there had been an adverbial used, like before.

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