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    Red face i need your help

    Hi,

    i wanna know the meaning of below sentence

    " All i need is for some jerk to catch me carrying this book around and get wrong idea"

    JerK :
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    #2

    Re: i need your help

    Quote Originally Posted by Abdalhadi82 View Post
    I wanna know the meaning of below sentence
    All I need is for some jerk to catch me carrying this book around and get wrong idea"
    Hello,
    Abdalhadi, welcome to the forum.
    First, try to capitalize the letter "i" (I)
    It says ,,,, some idiot might misinterpret why we are carrying the book.

    I'm not a teacher.

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    Re: i need your help

    Hello Alex,

    Thanks for your reply, really i appreciate your kind assistance.

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    #4

    Re: i need your help

    Welcome to the forums.
    Please remember that the pronoun "I" is always capitalized.

    In addition, please use proper words here, like "want to" not "wanna"

    Thank you.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: i need your help

    You're welcome.
    The book belongs to the speaker.
    One paraphrase would be "I'm afraid this jerk will not understand who I am if he sees me carrying around this book." But this is much less in character, colloquial, than the original.
    The idiot or jerk is not carrying the book. The idiot or jerk is just seeing the guy (catching view of him) carrying his own book.
    "...catch me carrying this book" means to catch sight of me while I am carrying the book....

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    Re: i need your help

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Welcome to the forums.
    Please remember that the pronoun "I" is always capitalized.

    In addition, please use proper words here, like "want to" not "wanna"

    Thank you.


    Thanks Barb,

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    Re: i need your help

    Your appreciation is welcome, Abdalhadi, but there is no need to write a new post to say thank you or to quote our replies back to us. Simply click the Like button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.



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