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    Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    Hi.
    I am having trouble understanding a phrase.. I think it has a sexual meaning so I don't want to post it publicly, is there a way I can ask a native English speaker about it privately via this forum?

    Are there any grammatical errors in my sentence above too?

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    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    Quote Originally Posted by NOTE View Post
    I am having trouble understanding a phrase. [Use one full stop only] I think it has a sexual meaning so I don't want to post it publicly. Is there a way I can ask a native English speaker about it privately via this forum?
    Go ahead and post the phrase, NOTE. We are accustomed to discussing phrases of a sexual nature posted in good faith. Moderators will quickly delete anything that may be deemed offensive.

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    #3

    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    Okay. The phrase is: "Deleted"
    Last edited by NOTE; 08-Jan-2016 at 12:48.

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    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    Where did you find this sentence, NOTE? I think we need context to make sense of it.

    It should end with a full stop (period).

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    #5

    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    In a conversation and yes it ends with full stop.

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    #6

    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    When you write in English, you must end every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark. Obviously, you can't hear punctuation marks in speech but they must be used when you write.

    Were you part of the conversation in which the phrase appeared or did you hear it on a TV show or a film or similar?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    A private conversation and that was the last of it.

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    #8

    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    Could you post the conversation?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    This is the conversation and this is becoming weird :)
    My question is there any sexual suggestion in it or not?

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    #10

    Re: Having trouble understanding a phrase.

    The only weird thing is that you have given us a fairly incomprehensible string of words which, so far, mean nothing to any of us. The only way we can try to make any sense of it is to understand the contents of the rest of the conversation.

    As it stands, I can't see any sexual suggestion but that's because I cannot understand what it means ​at all.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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