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  1. david11's Avatar
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    #1

    Still

    If a total stranger said "Hi" to me in the street or in a hallway and I didn't want to talk to them, I would perhaps nod, or say "Hi" very quietly but keep walking, or I would say nothing, look straight ahead and walk faster!
    Still,
    I'm British and we generally assume that any stranger who starts talking to us out of the blue is a nutcase!


    Why still is used here? I don't see any contrast between the presiding and the following sentences.

    Context:
    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...-hi-buddy.html See post 7.

    P.s. Please forgive me for my stupid title.I have, by mistake, written the verification code in tittle place.I have requested a moderator to delete this thread.so that I can create a new one.
    Last edited by david11; 07-Jun-2012 at 14:18.

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    #2

    Re: Still

    Maybe you should also ask for a new verification code, just in case

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    #3

    Re: Still

    Who says that still is only used for contrasts?

    I have changed the title.

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    #4

    Re: Still

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post

    I have changed the title.
    Thank you, Tdol, for changing the title immediately.Otherwise I would have got well desvering scoldings from other members.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Who says that still is only used for contrasts?
    One of the subsequent post said so(post 15).

    If it does not mean to connect two contrasting sentences then what else it means.

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    #5

    Re: Still

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    Maybe you should also ask for a new verification code, just in case
    I don't think so because I have posted the thread which means I have written the verification code correctly.

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