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    Re: Insecurity

    Sounds good. The trouble is that makes it clear that what is wanted is words - in my view this obsession with near-synonyms and 'translation' is a sterile back-water. But it's a sadly popular one.


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    Re: Native speakers' opinion needed!

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackness View Post
    I have a question for all native speakers of English. Could you please tell me how would you explain the meaning of the word "insecurity" to someone who doesn't speak English? I would be very very grateful for your answers , especially those spontaneous and instinctive! I need your answers to compare them to those given by the advanced learners of English in Poland that take part in my experiment. I am looking forward to your answers!
    What were the learners' answers?

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