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    nail biter

    Hi,

    Someone asked James "Are you still a nail biter?", and he replied "I have a little bit. Not of late."

    What's the meaning of the above two sentences?

    Thank you!

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    Re: nail biter

    The first person wants to know if James still bites his fingernails, a bad habit. James confirms that he has been biting them a little but not recently.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: nail biter

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    The first person wants to know if James still bites his fingernails, a bad habit. James confirms that he has been biting them a little but not recently.
    Thanks man! I got it!

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    #4

    Re: nail biter

    Is it supposed to be some kind of joke?

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    #5

    Re: nail biter

    Quote Originally Posted by yanx View Post
    Thanks man! I got it!
    What makes you so sure I'm a man? If you were using it as a slang term, please don't do so on this forum. Thank you.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: nail biter

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    Is it supposed to be some kind of joke?
    I don't think so. I think it's a perfectly straightforward exchange between two people.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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