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    Pierce111 is offline Member
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    "three times in the raw"

    Which form is correct:
    a) "I did it three times in the raw"
    b) "I did it three times from the raw" ?

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    Re: "three times in the raw"

    not a teacher

    Do you mean, "I did it three times in a row"?

    a) usually means, "I did it three times while naked".
    b) makes no sense.

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    Re: "three times in the raw"

    I want to say that i had to do it one time after another in short period of time. For example I had to clean the floor in the shop three times, one after another, because it had been so dirty that the appropriate effect was achieved after third time.

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    Re: "three times in the raw"

    not a teacher

    You could say, "I had to clean the floor three times in a row to get all the dirt off" as it can mean, as you say, one after another in a short space of time.
    Last edited by JMurray; 21-Feb-2013 at 11:57.

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    Re: "three times in the raw"

    As I see I mistook two words "raw" and "row" and this caused that you couldn't understand my meaning at the begining. Sorry for that.
    Thanks for this answer.
    Last edited by Pierce111; 21-Feb-2013 at 12:51.

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