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    Confusion!

    Is it correct to say :

    You kicked me off being your friend?

    Also,

    I am a man of disguise OR I am a man in disguise?

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    Re: Confusion!

    Quote Originally Posted by prattsishunk View Post
    Is it correct to say :

    You kicked me off being your friend? No.

    Also,

    I am a man of disguise OR I am a man in disguise?
    You want to discontinue our friendship? You no longer consider me a friend? You are ending our friendship?

    I am in disguise.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Confusion!

    Thanx a ton for your help!

    I am in disguise!

    What if, someone says that you have changed.
    And in reply, I want to say that I was just wearing a mask.

    I am a man of disguise!

    Isn't that correct way to say?

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    Re: Confusion!

    No. You have been told the correct way to say it.

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    Re: Confusion!

    Quote Originally Posted by prattsishunk View Post
    Is it correct to say :

    You kicked me off being your friend?
    Barb is right if you're talking about a real friend.
    If you're talking about being removed from an online friend list, you can say, "You unfriended me?"

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    Re: Confusion!

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    You want to discontinue our friendship? You no longer consider me a friend? You are ending our friendship?

    I am in disguise.
    Great answer Bard

    but I learnt that *are* and *is* mustn't come after pronouns in a question formula
    and they must come before *are* and *is*

    e.g

    you are going to the town ? - this is considered wrong -
    are you going to the town ? - this is considered right -

    but I'm confused because I always hear in American movies and series
    the first formula which the pronoun come first and then *are* or *is* in a questioning way

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