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    Nathan Mckane is offline Member
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    Which one is better to use?

    Which one is better to use? Please explain why.

    To swing the cradle.
    To rock the cradle.

    Look into my eyes.
    Look me in the eyes.

    Their English is terrible.
    Their English are trrible.

    Thanks

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    billmcd is offline Key Member
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    Re: Which one is better to use?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Which one is better to use? Please explain why.

    To swing the cradle.
    To rock the cradle.

    Look into my eyes.
    Look me in the eyes.

    Their English is terrible.
    Their English are trrible.

    Thanks
    "Rock the cradle" is more traditional/common.
    "Look into...." is somewhat romantic.
    "Look me....", used to determine if someone is telling the truth.
    "English is"

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