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    Question This place rocks = this place cool/nice?

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    Lisa Simpson made some new friends. And Lisa took her new friends to beach. Here's the snippet of their dialogue.

    Erin: Hey, this place rocks! What'd you say your name was?

    Lisa: Didn't. It's Lisa.

    Erin: I'm Erin.

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    This place rocks = this place cool/nice? Can I use it if I refer to something or someone cool? For example, you rocks. Is it right usage?

    Thanks!

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    Thumbs up Re: This place rocks = this place cool/nice?

    You are correct! This place rocks = this pace is cool/nice.

    If you use it to describe a person...make sure to remove the s, unless it is in the third person.

    You rock, I rock, she rocks, he rocks, they rock, we rock

    It is a great expression and very common. For example, this forum ROCKS!!

    Have a good one!
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    Default Re: This place rocks = this place cool/nice?

    Hi again, Ms. Tower! You rock!

    Thank you very much for your help.

    Have a good one there too.

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    Default Re: This place rocks = this place cool/nice?

    Aww...thanks. Great use of those expressions. I love "have a good one"...it is a great "good-bye". My dad always says that to people. :)

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