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    spiral

    The falling leaves formed spirals in the air, like the spirals I saw when I did divisions in my head.
    What is the meaning of the last sentense? (I don't understand the underline word and sentence)

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    Re: spiral

    me too:(

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    Re: spiral

    Quote Originally Posted by njt2009 View Post
    The falling leaves formed spirals in the air, like the spirals I saw when I did divisions in my head.
    What is the meaning of the last sentense? (I don't understand the underline word and sentence)
    The word "divisions" should be "division". This was written by someone with autism. He was very gifted with numbers and solved mathematical problems in his head. "Division" refers to dividing numbers. The spirals are shapes that he associated with certain numbers.

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    #5

    Re: spiral

    Quote Originally Posted by marzieh71 View Post
    me too:(
    To agree with a negatives statement (I do not understand), say either "I don't either" or "Neither do I" (or "Me neither" which is rather casual).

    Agree with a positive statement (I like cookies) with "I do too" or "So do I" or "Me too."
    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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