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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    May I make a correction?

    You get annoyed at your broken old computer. :)

    As for your happy PC, I wouldn't ordinarily think of my computer that way, but I rather like that expression. :D

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    Thanks Ron !
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    That's the story between me and my computer, hehe....
    BTW, Ron,I'm very grateful for your kind corrections on my mistakes, welcome you do that to me,from which I can only get benefits, please do it without hesitation! :)

    Thanks sincerely!
    Lucy with gratitude!

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    Howdy Lucy!

    Its better to say...I welcome you to do that for me.
    is you pc happy today mine is very slow and i feel like dropping it out of my window to see how big a hole i can make in the ground outside haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnsummer
    Howdy Lucy!

    Its better to say...I welcome you to do that for me.
    is you pc happy today mine is very slow and i feel like dropping it out of my window to see how big a hole i can make in the ground outside haha
    Thanks Jamie for your correction !

    Ok, now I'd love to say to you : Welcome you to do corrections for me too! :) what do you think? hehe...

    Oh, it's so sad to know that you pc is not happy today so as to delay your internet speed. But I just wonder where you can find another new one to reply me here if you throw your current pc out of window, ;)

    Trying to reduce the temps on your pc to shrink the weight, then it might be easier for your naughty pc to be quicker on internet access.
    :)

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    Correction.

    Rather than saying "Welcome you to do corrections for me too!" it would be better to say "You are welcome to do corrections for me too!" (The first sentence is not idiomatic English.)

    I hope that helps.

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    As always,

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Correction.

    Rather than saying "Welcome you to do corrections for me too!" it would be better to say "You are welcome to do corrections for me too!" (The first sentence is not idiomatic English.)

    I hope that helps.

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    As always,

    RonBee
    Thanks Ron!

    You really help me on the spot! For a long time, I take the "welcome" as a VERB which is supposed to be an "adjective" here! :)

    best regards,

    Lucy with respect

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    You are right. It is an adjective in that sentence, as noted here: http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=welcome

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    You are right. It is an adjective in that sentence, as noted here: http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=welcome

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    Thanks Ron for your reference!
    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by lucyarliwu
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    You are right. It is an adjective in that sentence, as noted here: http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=welcome

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    Thanks Ron for your reference!
    :)
    You're welcome, as always. :D

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    And, of course, 'welcome' is a regular verb, unlike most of the 'come' family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    And, of course, 'welcome' is a regular verb, unlike most of the 'come' family.
    Perhaps that is because they started out differently. Perhaps the verb form of welcome evolved when the language was changing.

    come
    [Middle English comen, from Old English cuman. See gw- in Indo-European Roots.]

    welcome
    [Middle English, alteration (influenced by wel, well), of Old English wilcuma, welcome guest, welcome; see gw- in Indo-European Roots.] (From the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language.)

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