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    • Join Date: Feb 2014
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    #1

    What does Nobody is said..... mean?

    What does Nobody is said..... mean? Tanks!

    A: I was supposed to have finished all my shopping by now but.....
    B: Never mind. Nobody is said to have finished till there's no more left to buy.

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    • Join Date: Nov 2002
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    #2

    Re: What does Nobody is said..... mean?

    You cannot say that anyone has finished shopping as long as there are still things left to buy- when the shelves are empty, you can say that.

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