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    #1

    I am done working

    Could you tell me the meaning of '' I am done working''?

    Some more examples are given

    I am done walking.

    I am done talking.

    Are above sentences making some sense?

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    #2

    Re: I am done working

    They make some sense.

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    #3

    Re: I am done working

    I have finished/am too tired, irritated, etc, to continue

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    #4

    Re: I am done working

    "I am done talking" is quite rare in AusE. It's "I have finished talking."
    I would assume that BrE also uses "I have finished ..." more often than "I am done ..."

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    #5

    Re: I am done working

    Quote Originally Posted by onkar View Post
    Could you tell me the meaning of ''I am done working''?

    Some more examples are given ​below.

    I am done walking.

    I am done talking.

    Are Do the above sentences making make some sense?
    See my corrections above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: I am done working

    Can we say something like

    "I'm done doing the same work every day. I quit!" in meaning of "I'm fed up doing the same job work every day"?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: I am done working

    Yes, although I would prefer "I'm done with doing the same work every day".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: I am done working

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "I am done talking" is quite rare in AusE. It's "I have finished talking."
    I would assume that BrE also uses "I have finished ..." more often than "I am done ..."
    If you used done talking, it could mean that you think it is pointless to try to continue discussing/negotiating, etc.

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