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    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
    The sentence "I am hurry!" is incorrect. It should be "I am in a hurry!"

    I'm not sure why the speaker used "I am hurry"--it could have been that she being in a rush at the time hadn't time to express 'in a', or it could have been the case that she omitted 'in a', the small words, as a way of making her sentence easier for her listener to understand. Speakers tend to do that when they are speaking with non-native speakers. At any rate, "I am hurry" is certainly not English, let alone Canadian English. :D

    Casiopea is Canadian. 8)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
    If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
    If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:
    Excellent point, Mike. :D

    Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
    If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:
    Excellent point, Mike. :D

    Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)


    I'm the second.
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    sabrina

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
    If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:
    Excellent point, Mike. :D

    Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)
    I feel the same about you, Cas! :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
    If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:
    Excellent point, Mike. :D

    Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)
    I feel the same about you, Cas! :D
    Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
    If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:
    Excellent point, Mike. :D

    Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)
    Well, not today, but I must have said something like that sometime. Mike gives great explanations and provides wonderfully useful examples.

    Of course, you are both smarter than I am.

    :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    "I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

    Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
    who urged her to come quick.

    But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
    If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:
    Excellent point, Mike. :D

    Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)

    I'm the second.
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    sabrina
    Thank you, sweet Sabrina. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Thank you, sweet Sabrina. :wink:

    ALWAYS.

    sabrina

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