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    Is it a? slang?

    Dear Friends,

    If someone uses some slang, can I ask:

    I don't understand what he is saying. Is it a? slang?

    Is the article all right?

    Thank you.

    Csika

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    Re: Is it a? slang?

    Quote Originally Posted by Csika View Post
    Dear Friends,

    If someone uses some slang, can I ask:

    I don't understand what he is saying. Is it a? slang?

    Is the article all right?

    Thank you.

    Csika
    You don't need the article.

    "I don't understand. Is it slang?"

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    #3

    Re: Is it a? slang?

    No need for the article.

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    Re: Is it a? slang?

    "is it slang/is it a slang expression/is it a piece of slang...?'. "Slang" is not countable (though many forum members persist in treating it as if it were, and they will no doubt continue*...).

    b

    PS * A proverb comes to mind: 'You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink'.
    Last edited by BobK; 05-Aug-2010 at 13:45. Reason: Added PS

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