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    Pardon me please, but the phrase is explanation in detail or detailed esplanation.

    (I think B&E stands for breaking and entering.)

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    (I think B&E stands for breaking and entering.)[/QUOTE]Thanks for your quick reply, Ron. That was already established some three weeks ago thanks to Mr. Micawber.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Natalie27
    (I think B&E stands for breaking and entering.)
    Thanks for your quick reply, Ron. That has been already established some three weeks ago thanks to Mr. Micawber.[/QUOTE]
    Am I three weeks late?

    (I have noticed that Mr. Micawber has been making some valuable contributions.)


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    a better formulation would be:
    "This car, in contrast with THAT car, is better."

    if you remove the phrase in the commas, the sentence should still make sense.
    "This car is better" works
    "This car it is better" doesn't work
    thus you remove the 'it'
    Thanks. This is useful.

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