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    #1

    Is he really going?

    This is from a oral dialogue situation.

    Laguna have a crush on Julia but he has been afraid to vindicate.
    This time, Julia comes to his side and tell him:"Would you like to talk somewhere private? I have a room here..." "I'll go ahead and wait for you. Ask for my room at the front desk,ok?"

    When Laguna comes to the front desk, he is so nervous and ask the receptionist like this:"Whi-Whi-Which.."
    Then his friends think "Is he really going?"

    What's the meaning of this sentence??

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    #2

    Re: Is he really going?

    not a teacher

    Laguna has a crush on Julia but he has been afraid to show it.
    On this occasion, Julia comes up to him and says, "Would you like to talk somewhere private? I have a room here, I'll go ahead and wait for you. Ask for my room at the front desk, ok?"


    Note my corrections. They are not necessarily the only possibilities for your text, but without further context I have just tried to make it more natural.

    When his friends are wondering "Is he really going?", it probably means "Is he really going to Julia's room?".

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    #3

    Re: Is he really going?

    Thanks for your amendment.

    Can this sentence alone express a whole meaning?

    Excuse for my poor English......

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    Re: Is he really going?

    Quote Originally Posted by preachers View Post
    Thanks for your amendment.

    Can this sentence alone express a whole meaning?

    Excuse for my poor English......
    Excuse my poor English.

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    #5

    Re: Is he really going?

    Quote Originally Posted by preachers View Post
    Thanks for your amendment.

    Can this sentence alone express a whole meaning?
    There is no need to apologise for your English. All the learners in this forum are at different levels. Simply make sure you look at our amendments carefully so you can write similar sentences better next time.

    In answer to your question, yes, the sentence can express the whole meaning because we have been given the context. We already know that Julia has invited Laguna to go to her room. We know that he has gone to the reception desk and has started to ask for her room number which suggests that he is thinking about going to her room. Because we know all of that, we know what "Is he really going?" means.

    If you had simply posted the question "What does "Is he really going?" mean?" we would not have been able to answer it in a complete way. We could only have given you an idea of what it normally means. With the context, we can give a proper answer.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Is he really going?

    Quote Originally Posted by preachers View Post
    This is from a oral dialogue situation.

    Laguna have a crush on Julia but he has been afraid to vindicate.
    This time, Julia comes to his side and tell him:"Would you like to talk somewhere private? I have a room here..." "I'll go ahead and wait for you. Ask for my room at the front desk,ok?"

    When Laguna comes to the front desk, he is so nervous and ask the receptionist like this:"Whi-Whi-Which.."
    Then his friends think "Is he really going?"

    What's the meaning of this sentence??
    One more thing. When we abbreviate "okay" as two letters, we capitalize them -- OK.

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