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    show ya, tell ya

    "I'm just going to show ya, how to do that." Is there anything special about "ya"? When do you say that?

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    Re: show ya, tell ya

    It is colloquial, almost coarse. I would call it "street talk".

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    #3

    Re: show ya, tell ya

    Quote Originally Posted by Koronas View Post
    It is colloquial, almost coarse. I would call it "street talk".
    Thanks!

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    #4

    Re: show ya, tell ya

    I would add it might depend on both the country and the county in which you are as I often heard 'ya' in the north west of Ireland while I almost did not anywhere else.

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    #5

    Re: show ya, tell ya

    By the way, that comma is wrong.
    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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