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    I have a quastion about "only" etc..

    please help..

    i can't understand what underlined part mean.

    "We can't open the window and the door is locked all the time. Oh well, only another seven years to go! "

    What is this meaning?

    I want to know how to use 'only' , 'another' and 'to go' in this sentence.

    Thank you for reading my qaustion.

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    Re: I have a quastion about "only" etc..

    Quote Originally Posted by drownedbd View Post
    please help..

    i can't understand what underlined part mean.

    "We can't open the window and the door is locked all the time. Oh well, only another seven years to go! "

    What is this meaning? It seems that they have to stay there for seven more years.

    I want to know how to use 'only' , 'another' and 'to go' in this sentence. Oh well, we have no more than an additional seven years left before we can leave.

    Thank you for reading my qaustion.
    "to go", in this context, refers to the time before they can move to another location.

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    Re: I have a quastion about "only" etc..

    Welcome to the forums, drownedbd.

    Note the correct spelling of question.

    "i can't understand what underlined part mean."

    This should be

    "
    I can't understand what the underlined part means."

    Always capitalise 'I' and the first word of every sentence.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 19-Jan-2014 at 09:27.

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    Re: I have a quastion about "only" etc..

    The 'only' is almost certainly ironic.

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