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    Wink I let them get burnt intentionally

    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?

    A: Hey, your food is almost burnt.


    B: I know, just leave them, I let them get burnt intentionally,
    they taste better that way.
    (After 5 minutes….)


    A: Oh, my. It is not burnt enough yet?
    How do you eat this?
    I couldn’t. Even though you give me $ I couldn’t.

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    Re: I let them get burnt intentionally

    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?

    A: Hey, your food is almost burnt.


    B: I know, just leave them, I let them get burn intentionally;
    they taste better that way. (Usually, 'food' is not countable. But even if A says 'food', B may respond with a reference to the specific items that are being burned to perfection, so would say 'them'. Otherwise, the response should be: B: I know. Just leave it. I let it burn intentionally. It tastes better that way.)
    (After 5 minutesÖ.)


    A: Oh, my. It is not burnt enough yet? or: Isn't it burnt enough yet?
    How do (can) you eat this?
    I couldnít. Even though if you gave me [a specific amount of money], I couldnít.
    or: I couldn't eat that if you paid me!
    or: You couldn't pay me enough to eat that!
    I hope this is helpful,

    Petra

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    Re: I let them get burnt intentionally

    A: Your pizza is going to burn.
    B: That's okay. I like it like that.
    A: You couldn't pay me to eat it that way.















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    Re: I let them get burnt intentionally

    I do so enjoy the variety of replies, even on the same subject. All correct, but all voiced differently.

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