Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: take a warning

  1. Senior Member
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • Taiwan
      • Current Location:
      • Taiwan

    • Join Date: Dec 2010
    • Posts: 1,038

    take a warning

    Which of the following sentences is better?

    (1) Now, I will let the shameful conduct put in my heart as a warning.
    (2) Now, I will take the shameful conduct as a warning.

  2. Route21's Avatar
    Senior Member
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Thailand

    • Join Date: Nov 2010
    • Posts: 938

    Re: take a warning

    Hi Ashiuhto

    As a NES, but not a teacher, although I wouldn't normally have said it that way, 1) doesn't work for me, but 2) does.

    I would expect the rebuke for the shameful conduct to be taken as the warning.

    Hope this helps

Similar Threads

  1. Warning
    By Tdol in forum English Slang
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 21-Aug-2007, 19:48
  2. Warning letter
    By Ju in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 26-May-2007, 12:31


Posting Permissions

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