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    A penny for your thoughts

    It means you are asking someone what they are thinking about in a particular moment. You have noticed your friend is very quiet and isolated, so you say:

    *You have been very quiet today . a penny for your thoughts! (In Italian: Un soldo per i tuoi pensieri/Pagherei per sapere che cosa pensi)

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    Re: A penny for your thoughts

    What is your question?
    Wear short sleeves! Support your right to bare arms!

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    Re: A penny for your thoughts

    Sorry Skrey, I must have used this forum improperly. I'm a teacher and I wanted to share this idiom. Where should I go to input my teaching posts? thank you for your help. Simona

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    Re: A penny for your thoughts

    Just make it clear that you are introducing an idiom and not asking a question about one. Welcome to the forum.

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    Re: A penny for your thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by SimonettaFra View Post
    It means you are asking someone what they are thinking about in at a particular moment. You have noticed your friend is very quiet and isolated (this isn't really an appropriate word for this scenario), so you say:

    *You have been very quiet today . a penny for your thoughts! (In Italian: Un soldo per i tuoi pensieri/Pagherei per sapere che cosa pensi)
    Quote Originally Posted by SimonettaFra View Post
    Sorry Skrey Skrej. Perhaps I must have used didn't use this forum improperly correctly. I'm a teacher and I wanted to share this idiom. Where should I go to input put my teaching posts? Thank you for your help. Simona
    Please note my comments and corrections above. Your member profile says that your native language is English. Is that true?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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