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    hi,
    it's me again , two more questions:

    1. I ofen heard people say: ........., though.
    what does that though mean ? and how do I use it properly ?

    2. I went sing Karaoke with a couple of my friends last week, I wanted to know that how it was charged , by rooms or by times. but I didn't know how to say it at the time.. So , can you teach me how to say that ?


    thank you in advance !

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    Hi, Billy.

    'Though' at the end of a sentence has a simialr meaning to 'however'.

    I'm not entirely clear how they charge from your post. You could say that the Karoake was charged by the hour, if they charge by time. If you pay a fixed amount for a room for the evening, then youcould say a 'flat fee' for a room.

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    How about 'room rate'? Maybe that's exclusively for hotels, I dunno. ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Hi, Billy.

    'Though' at the end of a sentence has a simialr meaning to 'however'.

    I'm not entirely clear how they charge from your post. You could say that the Karoake was charged by the hour, if they charge by time. If you pay a fixed amount for a room for the evening, then youcould say a 'flat fee' for a room.
    In Japan, we pay by the hour. :D In some places, though, the size and/or theme of the room cost a bit more than the cost of an average room. Pictures of the rooms are usually posted on the wall or at the front counter, where you come in. When deciding on a room, we usually point at the picture and ask, "What's the price/How much? Do you charge by the hour, by the room, or both?" :D

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    Here, they tend to use pictures from other establishments in order to attract customers.

    I won't even mention the one with the huge picture of a transvestite outside... ;)

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    In the UK, Karaoke is generally a question of getting immensely drunk and having no shame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy
    hi,
    it's me again , two more questions:

    1. I ofen heard people say: ........., though.
    what does that though mean ? and how do I use it properly ?

    2. I went sing Karaoke with a couple of my friends last week, I wanted to know that how it was charged , by rooms or by times. but I didn't know how to say it at the time.. So , can you teach me how to say that ?


    thank you in advance !
    If not charged by time, a charge in the US would be a cover charge, an admission fee/charge, or a music/entertainment fee/charge. :wink:

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    I guess I have been learning new things from you since I signed up here.

    thank you all for your help ! :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy
    I guess I have been learning new things from you since I signed up here.

    thank you all for your help ! :D
    You're welcome, Billy. :wink:

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