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    If I say I feel cold today because of

    If I say I feel cold today because of the unusual winter weather. Which phrase can describe the temperature here?

    b) its bitterly cold
    c) its chilly.




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    Re: If I say I feel cold today because of

    It depends where you are and what the usual winter temperature is.

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    Re: If I say I feel cold today because of

    For example, in North America. So, both of them could work!

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    Re: If I say I feel cold today because of

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    If I say I feel cold today because of the unusual winter weather. Which phrase can describe the temperature here?

    b) its bitterly cold
    c) its chilly.



    Either one is correct. I live in a warm area. If the temperature drops below 40 degrees (F) I can say it is bitterly cold. People living in the north would say that 40 (F) degrees is chilly.

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    Re: If I say I feel cold today because of

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    40 degrees (F)
    That's about 4.5 degrees Celsius to those of you who don't understand Fahrenheit. When I am at home in Prague in January, I consider that OK, not at all cold. When I was in Estonia, it would have been warm. When I was in Oman, it would have been bitterly cold.
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    Re: If I say I feel cold today because of

    It was -9 F (-23 C) here yesterday morning. That's bitter cold. That's cold enough to use expletives to describe it!

    It will be in the 40s this weekend. That's what we call a "heat wave" after the subzero temperatures.

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