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Me to a delivery boy: "Okay, you are standing at I.G.N.O.U university. There is a turning on left after few meters, take that turn and go straight on until the road forks. Take the left fork or turn left from there and go straight on until you find a crossroads. From there go staight on until you reach a lean street on left. Enter that street go straight until that street gets divided into three different lean streets. From there enter the street on your right and go straight."
Last edited by ChinaDan; 10-Oct-2016 at 08:43.
Also, note that we very rarely use periods to separate letters (if at all). If you use them for abbreviations, you must put one after each letter, including the last one - I.G.N.O.U.
USA = U.S.A. not U.S.A - if you decide to use periods. The dots do not separate letters; they abbreviated words.
When I say we don't put dots between the letters, I mean we don't put them there with the intention of separating the letters. We put them there to show that we are abbreviating. To abbreviate "United States of America", we write a 'U', then put a dot to show that we are abbreviating "United", and then we put a 'S'. The dot is not necessary to separate letters.
At the end, we put a dot to abbreviate "America". Like the other dots, this has no separating function.
Last edited by Raymott; 15-Oct-2016 at 12:08.
I'm saying that to give a "turn left" direction, you must know which way a person is facing, and where they are. Yes, "If you are coming to the University on the main road from the north, you need to turn left just past the university gates. If you are in the university and coming out to the gates, you to turn right just before the gates.
"If you are on Path A outside Building 1 and you are facing Building 2, take that path for 100m. and then turn left."
You can't just say, "If you are at X university, leave it and then turn left after 100m" - unless it only has one gate or door.