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    Ten-day marriage

    - Jenny divorced her husband after she got married to him for 10 days. - I got this sentence when I was chatting with a friend from the US, but I think it's much better to say like these, right? "Jenny divorced her husband after she had got marrried to him for 10 days" "Jenny divorced her...
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    for an ultrasound

    - Tonight I have to take my wife to the hospital for an ultrasound. - Tonight I have to take my wife to the hospital to get an ultrasound. - Do these 2 sentences make any sense? Thanks very much to Teachers, NS
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    Machinist

    Dear friends and Teachers, - What is the difference between "mechanic" and "machinist"? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Take It To Hr

    Dear friends and Teachers, A. If your boss verbally abused you in front of witnesses (swears, humilation) , take it to HR, and take this up to HR. - What do "take it to HR" and "take this up to HR" mean in this context? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Getting Passed Over

    Dear friends and Teachers, 1. Now I'm getting passed over for new assignments, project idea. Basically being made to look incompetent. - What does "getting passed over" mean in this context? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Like What

    Dear friends and Teachers, A: I can show you some ways to do that. B: Like what? - Can I say "for example?" or "for instance?" instead of "like what?"? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    For Real

    Dear friends and Teachers, A: I'll go dancing with you? B: For real? - Can I say "Are you serious?", "Really?" or "You mean it?" instead of "For real?"? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Kind Of A Private Guy

    Dear friends and Teachers, Speaker A: I don't see you around school much. Speaker B: I'm kind of a private guy. Speaker A: Why are you such a private guy? - Does "I'm kind of a private guy" mean "I don't like doing things with other people, I just like doing things alone", correct? Thanks a...
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    Teacher's Pet

    Dear friends and Teachers, - In school I was always the smart one "teacher's pet" and had a pretty high opinion of my intelligence and abilities until I was about twelve or thirteen. - Does "Teacher's pet" in this context mean "a student who Teachers like the most"? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Messed Up

    Dear friends and Teachers, A. I'm a 20 year old college student, studying anthropology. My family background is basically messed up. - What does "messed up" mean in this context? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Save Up The Money

    Dear friends and Teachers, A. You should take everyone's advice, get a job, save up the money. And buy that convertible yourself. - Why don't we say "save the money" instead of "save up the money"? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    No Service

    Dear friends and Teachers, A: Call Diana and tell her to come here at once. B: Ok! Oh no! No service. - Does "no service" in this context mean "no wave"? If so, why don't we say "No wave"? :-) Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Tripping

    Dear friends and Teachers, 1. I'm so mad, I saw this perfect prom dress made by Christian Dior and my mom won't let me buy it. It's only $1259 , why is she tripping? - What does "tripping" mean in this context? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Head Home

    Dear friends and Teachers, 1. Let's head home! - This means "Let's go home", correct? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Be Safe!

    Dear friends and Teachers, - When someone is about to drive away, we will say these phrases, correct? "Be safe" "drive carefully" - By the way, are there other common phrases to say? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Kidding Shorter

    Dear friends and Teachers, - I think your mom's messages are kidding shorter. - What does "kidding shorter" mean? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Online Paper

    Dear friends and Teachers, 1. When I entered the office, she was reading paper online / she was reading online newspaper. - Is this sentence grammatical? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    I jusk asked so

    A: Do you love her? B: Why do you ask that? A: Nothing, I just asked / I was just asking / I just asked so. - Is this conversation natural? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    If They Start Young

    Dear friends and Teachers, 1. I think karate is great for kids. If they start young they will be really good at it when they grow up. - Does "if they start young" mean "If they start learning Karate at the young age"? Thanks a million! NamSteven
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    Train And Learn

    Dear friends and Teachers, 1. My both children are training karate. They are 5 and 7 years old. They love it. - I think "learning" is a better word than "training" in this context, because a 5 or 7 year old kid cannot train others, lol. Am I right? :-D Thanks a million! NamSteven
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