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    nuisance/shame/bother/revealed/disclose/come to light/show/casually/in passing

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning rephrasing of the following sentences?

    It’s a nuisance having to do it over and over again.
    It’s a shame having to do it over and over again.
    What a nuisance! Again I’ve left my book at home.
    Bother! Again I’ve left my book at home.
    I hate being a nuisance. But I’d like to ask you another question.
    I hate causing you trouble. But I’d like to ask you another question.
    I hate bothering you, but I’d like to ask you another question.
    It is quite a revelation, I never knew he played the piano so well.
    Well, that is a news, I never knew he played the piano so well.
    This was revealed in a letter written some time ago.
    This was disclosed in a letter written some time ago.
    This come to light in a letter written some time ago.
    He didn’t reveal his feelings.
    He didn’t disclose his feelings.
    He didn’t show his feelings.
    He said it quiet casually.
    He said it in passing.
    He said it without attaching importance.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.


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    Re: nuisance/shame/bother/revealed/disclose/come to light/show/casually/in passing

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning rephrasing of the following sentences?

    Itís a nuisance having to do it over and over again.
    Itís a shame having to do it over and over again.
    What a nuisance! Again Iíve left my book at home. I've left my book at home again.
    Bother! Again Iíve left my book at home. I've left my book at home again.
    I hate being a nuisance, but Iíd like to ask you another question.
    I hate causing you trouble, but Iíd like to ask you another question.
    I hate bothering you, but Iíd like to ask you another question.
    It is quite a revelation, I never knew he played the piano so well.
    Well, that is a news news. I never knew he played the piano so well.
    This was revealed in a letter written some time ago.
    This was disclosed in a letter written some time ago.
    This came to light in a letter written some time ago.
    He didnít reveal his feelings.
    He didnít disclose his feelings.
    He didnít show his feelings.
    He said it quite casually.
    He said it in passing.
    He said it without attaching importance.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
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