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    Rephrasing sentences

    A: She's driving me bananas, Marty.
    B: For you, bananas is not a long drive.

    How do you rephrase these sentences? More specifically, if the first sentence was "she makes me crazy, Marty", what would the second one be like?

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    Re: Rephrasing sentences

    B is a joke. You would use a joke like this only with someone you were very close to, someone you were certain would not be offended. It insultingly suggests that the person who said A is already pretty close to crazy.

    "She makes me crazy, Marty" I suspect is dialect that would be heard mainly in the New York city area. The joke could still be made: "You're already half-crazy."

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    Re: Rephrasing sentences

    (It's a pun on the word drive.)

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    Re: Rephrasing sentences

    Here you have to rephrase option b sentences.
    Last edited by HenryLin; 10-Oct-2014 at 12:09.

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    Re: Rephrasing sentences

    Why do you think only Sentence B has to be rephrased? The OP asked how to rephrase "these sentences".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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