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    I see. It is like a bonus because we seldom come across such expressions in our textbook. Very interesting.

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    I spent a minute to consult the phrase 'make one's day' and feel relieved that I don't bore you with my questions. Thank you for your kindness.

    How should I reply to ' You always make my day'?

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    One could say:

    I'm glad.
    I try.
    or just a :D

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    :?
    Could you please tell me if there something more between the posts of Mike and you? In other words, does ' Of course' implies anything?

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    I wouldn't recommend 'Of course' as an answer.

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    No; it simply would be an arrogant and unacceptable answer.

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    :D

    Thank you for your reply. I see.

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    No; it simply would be an arrogant and unacceptable answer.

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    Hi, jiang,

    I read your articles too. You always bring up good questions that make me stop to think. I want to say thank you to you.



    To Mike, TDOL, RonBee:
    How nice of you to answer our STRANGE questions. IMO, if you are not teachers, it's hard to ask a native speaker to explain rules because they just use English in a natural way. For me, the logic is the most profound to get it. Through your explanation, I need to learn to FEEL English. And thank you for providing us with such a fantastic website.

    You always make my day as well.
    (hehehe...actually i don't know the exact meaning of this idiom, but i know when to use it. I'll appreciate it if you can explain a bit.)


    sabrina

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Hi, jiang,

    I read your articles too. You always bring up good questions that make me stop to think. I want to say thank you to you.



    To Mike, TDOL, RonBee:
    How nice of you to answer our STRANGE questions. IMO, if you are not teachers, it's hard to ask a native speaker to explain rules because they just use English in a natural way. For me, the logic is the most profound to get it. Through your explanation, I need to learn to FEEL English. And thank you for providing us with such a fantastic website.

    You always make my day as well.
    (hehehe...actually i don't know the exact meaning of this idiom, but i know when to use it. I'll appreciate it if you can explain a bit.)


    sabrina
    "To make someone's day" means "to make the day better, brighter, happier, etc. It is a compliment. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork


    "To make someone's day" means "to make the day better, brighter, happier, etc. It is a compliment. :wink:
    Or simply: to make someone happy.

    Reading Mike's complicated answers makes my day.

    :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by henry
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork


    "To make someone's day" means "to make the day better, brighter, happier, etc. It is a compliment. :wink:
    Or simply: to make someone happy.

    Reading Mike's complicated answers makes my day.

    :D

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    Someone reading Mike's answers makes his day.;-0

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Someone reading Mike's answers makes his day.;-0
    But of course. :wink:

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