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    Default A newbie's question comes out of the blue ;-)

    hello,
    my english is no so good and i havent many words.
    i looked many forums for programming and learning english and etc, i have some words i dont understand.
    i cant find some words in my dictionary.
    can anybody help me?
    first word: newbie.
    regards

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgh View Post
    hello,
    my english is no so good and i havent many words.
    i looked many forums for programming and learning english and etc, i have some words i dont understand.
    i cant find some words in my dictionary.
    can anybody help me?
    first word: newbie.
    regards
    You are a new member in the forum. (newbie). Welcome!

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    Default re: A newbie's question comes out of the blue ;-)

    thank you for your reply.
    by the way, is this term "bie" native words or spoken language?

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    Default re: A newbie's question comes out of the blue ;-)

    In British public (which means private - don't ask!) schools, and the military, it was a slang variant of `new boy'. This term surfaced in the newsgroup talk.bizarre and caught on and is now in wide use.

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    Default re: A newbie's question comes out of the blue ;-)

    hello,
    im facing some problem for explain one sentence.
    to be more precise, i dont understand one expression or ?.
    well, i confuse whether this one(bold letters) is expression or idiom.
    anyway, i need you a favor how to explain below sentence.
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    maybe my question is a little out of blue
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    your help will be appreciate.
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    Default re: A newbie's question comes out of the blue ;-)

    It is an idiom.

    Maybe my question is a little out of the blue.


    = unexpected(ly).

    Ex: The terror attacks came out of the blue.


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    Default re: A newbie's question comes out of the blue ;-)


    thank you for your reply.
    by the way, im afraid how to understand this sentence "my question is a little".
    would you like to help me in advance?
    thanks

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    Default re: A newbie's question comes out of the blue ;-)

    You can find all the words/idioms in Dictionary.com or google search.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgh View Post

    thank you for your reply.
    by the way, im afraid how to understand this sentence "my question is a little".
    would you like to help me in advance?
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    "A little out of the blue."

    "Slightly/a bit unexpected."

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgh View Post

    thank you for your reply.
    by the way, im afraid how to understand this sentence "my question is a little".
    would you like to help me in advance?
    thanks
    That is not a sentence.

    You need to add something.

    My question is a little different.
    My question might sound a little ambiguous.
    My question is a little vague.

    It means 'somewhat', 'a bit'.


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