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    #1

    out there....

    1.what is out there?
    what does this sentence mean ?
    and please explain me its usage...


    2. i have seen people using following sentences in English channels..
    they didn't give me no money.
    i don't have no more cards.

    r this sentences correct ...why they use negative twice in a sentence.

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    #2

    Re: out there....

    Hi,

    I need to see the full sentence to explain "out there."

    It could mean that something was a crazy or a far-fetched idea.

    If the sentence was "What is out there?" it simply means "What is outside?"




    Native speakers often use double negatives. It's not "standard" English and it's not used in my house.

    In books or movies, characters speak that way to show a lack of education or sophistication.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.


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    Re: out there....

    thank you so much ...
    kindly explain me the phrase out there because m hearing it a lot so get confused.

    like...

    is someone out there to read my essay.?
    what is out there?
    i am right out there to attend your party.

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    #4

    Re: out there....

    is someone out there to read my essay? -- Not very natural. Is there anybody out there who could read my essay.

    What is out there? -- This is okay, but it would depend on the context.

    I am right out there to attend your party. -- No, this doesn't work.

    Two people are in a cabin the woods. They hear a scary animal noise. "What do you think is out there?"
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.


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    #5

    Re: out there....

    why you have used anybody ...
    can you please tell me the difference between anybody, anyone, some one somebody ....
    thnx

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    #6

    Re: out there....

    Actually, it doesn't matter.

    The problem for me is that "Is someone/anyone/anybody/etc out there" is not as natural as "Is there anyone/someone/anybody/etc."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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