Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Bulgarian
      • Home Country:
      • Bulgaria
      • Current Location:
      • Bulgaria

    • Join Date: Sep 2007
    • Posts: 5,000
    • Post Thanks / Like

    I am kind of torn

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to help to make the proper choice of the interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentences?

    I know that he needs to make his own choices about where he goes and what he does ' and so I am kind of torn between saying, "This is what I think you ought to do," and saying, "Stay with the moment and focus on each day and your studies and the next day will take care of itself."

    kind of = sort of = rather, somewhat

    tear between = struggle to do [cope with] everything at once as in : he struggled to cope with one's work and study or be divided in one’s mind or be in two minds about

    Thanks for your efforts.



    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Laos

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 51,892
    • Post Thanks / Like

    Re: I am kind of torn

Similar Threads

  1. I couldn't bear to be torn way
    By Over the top in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-Aug-2010, 10:13
  2. Replies: 9
    Last Post: 12-Oct-2009, 16:06
  3. that kind of person or that kind of people?
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 23-Dec-2008, 03:28
  4. torn from his throat
    By imchongjun in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-Mar-2008, 01:59
  5. torn it
    By bieasy in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-Oct-2007, 01:49


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts