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    #1

    how are we

    Hi,

    How are we to blame?

    Is it possible to say this in another way?

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: how are we

    In what way??

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    #3

    Re: how are we

    Joeoct, your recent posts have been sadly lacking in context.

    We need more information about where you read it, what happened before etc and why you want to say it another way.

    Rover

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    #4

    Re: how are we

    I wondered to see it written in other way which is grammatically correct . For example: "Where are you from?" and "Where do you come from?". Maybe it is impossible with no wider context. If so (it seems to be like that), I will write it as soon as I find this sentence again.

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    #5

    Re: how are we

    Quote Originally Posted by joeoct View Post
    Hi,

    How are we to blame?

    Is it possible to say this in another way?

    Thanks
    As has been explained, context is always helpful. Without it, the only real alternative I can think of is "How is it our fault?"

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    #6

    Re: how are we

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    In what way??
    Yes, that would work. "In what way are we to blame?"

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    In what manner could the fault be sheeted home to us?
    In what way are we liable for this unfortunate occurrence?
    How could the responsibility for this be attributed to us?
    How can we be held accountable for this?
    How could it be that we are implicated in the causation of this?
    How has it come about that the responsibility for this misfortune has been directed towards us.
    ... etc.
    Last edited by Raymott; 09-Jul-2011 at 23:10.

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    #7

    Re: how are we

    Thank you for the replies!

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