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    "Have a word with somebody"

    Hi,

    when we use "Have a word with someone" does is necessarily mean that we want to talk to him/her in private?


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    Re: "Have a word with somebody"

    Yes, provided we use the idiom correctly.

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    Re: "Have a word with somebody"

    Quote Originally Posted by maral55 View Post
    Hi,

    when we use "Have a word with someone" does is necessarily mean that we want to talk to him/her in private?
    No, it doesn't necessarily mean in private, although it often does.

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