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    some people say that it's not the right way to say "I'm hot" or "I'm cold" whenever you feel hot or cold. At the same time these expressions you can find in Streamline English. What is the right way then?

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    some people say that it's not the right way to say "I'm hot" or "I'm cold" whenever you feel hot or cold. At the same time these expressions you can find in Streamline English. What is the right way then?
    It seems that those some people are mistaken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by riverkid View Post
    It seems that those some people are mistaken.
    ...either about language, or about social propriety. Rather than 'I'm hot' the rules of etiquette might prefer some sort of sideways approach like 'Does anyone mind if I open the window a crack?' But there's certainly nothing grammatically wrong with 'I'm hot'.

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    Thank you ever so much.
    Another question of mine is regarding the word order. The right way is "It is raining in London today". But is it wrong from the point of grammar to say "It is raining today in London?"

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    It is perfectly correct.

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