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    Post Forgiving talking!

    Hi,

    The Below phrase sounds nonsense for me, what forgiving in this phrase means?

    Could any native speaker explain to me what the whole phrase conveys?


    "This is referred as precise talking and forgiving listening."

    Is the word "precise" adjective of "talking?"

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    Re: Forgiving talking!

    Quote Originally Posted by Sepmre View Post
    Hi,

    The sentence below sounds nonsense to me. What does "forgiving" mean in this context?

    Could any native speaker explain to me what the whole sentence conveys?


    "This is referred as precise talking and forgiving listening."

    Is the word "precise" adjective of "talking?"
    It's nonsense to me, too, Sepmre. Where did you encounter it?

    Please study my amendments to your question.

    Rover

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    Re: Forgiving talking!

    I don't understand the sentence either though "precise talking" and "forgiving listening" might be some new psychobabble terminology. There was either a word missing in the original or it has been omitted by the OP - it should read "... referred to​ as ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Forgiving talking!

    Yet again, Google comes to our rescue. If you Google "precise speaking forgiving listening", you will find it is something to do with computer programming.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Forgiving talking!

    But This is referred as still suggests that it's a non-native speaker or an error to me.

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    Re: Forgiving talking!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    But This is referred as still suggests that it's a non-native speaker or an error to me.
    Yes, as I said someone has missed out the word "to".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Forgiving talking!

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Yes, as I said someone has missed out the word "to".
    Sorry- I missed that.

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