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    I cannot understand the words

    Dear All,

    Can you please help. I cannot understand the words ....to the mean they get burned... The reference to the specific phrase is below. Thank you.

    https://youtu.be/dqq4TMXxq1E?t=106

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    Re: I cannot understand the words

    He says "It doesn't mean that they get burned." It's actually poorly worded. What he should say is "It means that your hands don't get burned" (referring to the insulated cups).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I cannot understand the words

    He has referred to hands earlier, though.

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    Re: I cannot understand the words

    Sorry, I meant to say that I would have expected to hear "It means they don't get burned". The repetition of "hands" was my error. The poor wording was the use of "It doesn't mean that they get burned" instead of "It means that they don't get burned".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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