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    #1

    I'm just browing around

    "I'm just browsing around." (said in a shop) <- Is it correct?

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    #2

    Re: the shop is closed for/because of renovation.

    "Around" is not needed.

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    #3

    Re: the shop is closed for/because of renovation.

    Kompstar, I have moved your question to a new thread. Always ask unrelated questions in a new thread.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I'm just browing around

    When I'm in the shop and I don't want to buy anything I say:

    1. I' m just browsing.

    or

    2. I'm only browsing.


    Do the sentences above mean the same? If not, which sentences is correct in such situation?

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    #5

    Re: I'm just browing around

    They're both grammatical, natural and mean the same thing.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: I'm just browing around

    I would use just. Only sounds a bit apologetic or defensive to me.

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    #7

    Re: I'm just browing around

    Is it a little bit different (from/of?) 'window shopping'?

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    #8

    Re: I'm just browing around

    Yes, it is different from window shopping. Window shopping means you are outside the shop, simply looking in/through the window. If you are browsing, you are inside the shop, actually looking at the products. You might or might not buy something after you finish browsing.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #9

    Re: I'm just browing around

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    different (from/of?)
    I have seen 'different than', but I am not a teacher.

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    #10

    Re: I'm just browing around

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I have seen 'different than', but I am not a teacher.
    I've seen lots of things in my life, but not all of them should be emulated.

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