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    #1

    English: Can you say?

    Hi,


    "The company always comes bad in the news"


    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: English: Can you say?

    That doesn't make sense and I have no idea what was meant. Can you try to explain what you wanted to say, using different words?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: English: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi,


    "The company always comes bad in the news"


    Thanks
    Do you mean that the company always gets a bad press?

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    #4

    Re: English: Can you say?

    like it comes in the news alot for bad reasons

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    #5

    Re: English: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That doesn't make sense and I have no idea what was meant. Can you try to explain what you wanted to say, using different words?
    He obviously translated it directly from Dutch (Het bedrijf komt altijd slecht in het nieuws.). Yes, as bhaisahab said, he meant that the company gets bad press.

    @TheShadow

    Be careful when you translate from Dutch into English, because if you're not, your English sentences will sound very incomprehensible.

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    #6

    Re: English: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi,


    "The company always comes bad in the news"


    Thanks
    "...comes off poorly" could be and has been used in similar media reports.

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