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    please explain the meaning

    Hi,

    "I have a real problem with people who use their mobile phones on the train."

    Could you explain the meanig of 'have a problem with people' mean here? Thanks.

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    Re: please explain the meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi,

    "I have a real problem with people who use their mobile phones on the train."

    Could you explain the meanig of 'have a problem with people' mean here? Thanks.
    = I don't like people who use their phones on the train.
    = People who use their phones on the train bother me.

    "I have a problem with" is informal standard English. Some people feel that it's an over-used cliche. Others love it - and use it all the time.

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