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    These are not hands,

    Hi teachers,

    These are not hands, they are hangman`s knot. Is it correct?


    Many thanks.

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    Re: These are not hands,

    Quote Originally Posted by Naeem Afzal View Post
    Hi teachers,

    These are not hands, they are hangman`s knot. Is it correct?


    Many thanks.
    No, it's not.

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    #3

    Re: These are not hands,

    These are not hands, they are a hangman's knot.


    The sentence is grammatically correct (now), but it's a very strange thing to say.

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    Re: These are not hands,

    If I hold someone by the neck and say this. Is it OK?

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    Re: These are not hands,

    Quote Originally Posted by Naeem Afzal View Post
    If I hold someone by the neck and say this. Is it OK?
    If you said "noose" instead of "knot", it would make sense.

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    #6

    Re: These are not hands,

    These are not hands, they are noose. Correct?

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    Re: These are not hands,

    Quote Originally Posted by Naeem Afzal View Post
    These are not hands, they are a noose. Correct?
    Bhai.

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