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    adel87 is offline Member
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    Smile difficult sentences

    dear in theses sentences

    1)See how an professional goes over your lab.
    what is the meaning of over here

    2)
    Did that boy, Frank Murphy,
    beat you up again?
    what is the difference between beat you and beat you up
    3)
    Something up here after all.
    what is the difference between something and something up

    thank you

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    Re: difficult sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by adel87 View Post
    dear in theses sentences

    1)See how an professional goes over your lab.
    what is the meaning of over here

    2)
    Did that boy, Frank Murphy,
    beat you up again?
    what is the difference between beat you and beat you up
    3)
    Something up here after all.
    what is the difference between something and something up

    thank you
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    (1) Hello, Adel.

    ONLY my opinion:

    (a) See how a professional inspects your laboratory.

    (b) Beat you up. = hit you.

    Beat you = (i) hit you. (ii) win. Our school beat your school in soccer.

    (c) There is something up here. = There is something suspicious/suspect

    about this situation.

    ***** Thank you *****

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    billmcd is offline Key Member
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    Re: difficult sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by adel87 View Post
    dear in theses sentences

    1)See how an professional goes over your lab.
    what is the meaning of over here

    2)
    Did that boy, Frank Murphy,
    beat you up again?
    what is the difference between beat you and beat you up
    3)
    Something up here after all.
    what is the difference between something and something up

    thank you
    1) The inference here for me is that "goes over" means "review".

    2) In the context presented,"beat you up" would be more common. "Beat you" is OK too but is used more commonly in a criminal sense between husband/wife, parent/child, boyfriend/girlfriend, or other family members. As mentioned also by Parser, "beat" can be used to describe a victory in some type of competition.

    3) "Something up" would refer to something (an event or activity) happening.

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