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    bite into a big juicy and tasty sauage

    It's perfectly all right for you to eat a huge hot dog. The image of you biting into a big juicy and tasty sausage makes my mouth water.

    Hi,

    Is "into" in the above optional? If not, what differences does it makes with or without it? Thanks,

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    Re: bite into a big juicy and tasty sauage

    It's not necessary but it certainly enhances the mental image. You can, of course, "bite a big sausage" but the use of "into" almost makes the listener picture a slow-motion view of the teeth slowly sinking into the hot dog.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: bite into a big juicy and tasty sauage

    You've eaten a letter in your thread title, LewisJian. I guess you were hungry when you wrote it.
    Last edited by kilroy65; 25-Sep-2016 at 21:25. Reason: change of tense

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