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    Hi,

    This sentence might be a little strange, but anyway, if it can be answered, I would be highly appreciated, thanks.

    "I used my mother's credit card to decorate my dorm. I think that's on my family crest along with a very dry martini."

    Thank you very much for your help

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    Re: on...crest along with...

    Quote Originally Posted by IQU3838 View Post
    Hi,

    This sentence might be a little strange, but anyway, if it can be interpreted, it would be highly appreciated. Thanks.

    "I used my mother's credit card to decorate my dorm. I think that's on my family crest along with a very dry martini."

    Thank you very much for your help.
    A crest is a design that suggests certain characteristics of a family or organization. They used to be seen on shelds, but nowadays are more often used on stationery. It would seem that a credit card and a dry martini are symbolic of the writer's family.

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    Re: on...crest along with...

    ... and I suspect the 'dorm' in question is an American one. A Br Eng dorm (short for 'dormitory' is a rather less luxurious place, designed for several people. (I'm not equipped to say what a dorm is in the US. )

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    Re: on...crest along with...

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    ... and I suspect the 'dorm' in question is an American one. A Br Eng dorm (short for 'dormitory' is a rather less luxurious place, designed for several people. (I'm not equipped to say what a dorm is in the US. )

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    A dorm is university housing, usually in shared rooms. It can refer to either the building or the room itself. The level of luxury (or lack of it) generally depends on the occupants.

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