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    Omitting Words

    Hello! How did the weekend go?

    My question is:

    Can I omit words in a sentence to mean the same thing?
    Maybe to emphasize...

    For instance,

    "You are stupid too"=You!, Stupid too!

    Thanks in advance!


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    Re: Omitting Words

    You can omit words in speech. The example you give could work:

    "John's been stupid. And you, stupid too!'

    That would be OK- it could be used to show anger.

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