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    yi-ing is offline Senior Member
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    There is noting like a good horror film to get adrenaline going.

    There is noting like a good horror film to get adrenaline going.


    1) Does "get going" mean "to start or to begin doing something" ?
    2) Does "to" mean "in order to"?
    Can I say "There is nothing like a bar of chocolate to make you feel relaxed." ?

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    Re: There is noting like a good horror film to get adrenaline going.

    Quote Originally Posted by yi-ing View Post
    There is nothing like a good horror film to get the adrenaline going.

    1) Does "get going" mean "to start or to begin doing something" ?
    No, it means to trigger, initiate, switch on or start something.

    Quote Originally Posted by yi-ing View Post
    2) Does "to" mean "in order to"?
    It expresses purpose.

    Quote Originally Posted by yi-ing View Post
    Can I say "There is nothing like a bar of chocolate to make you feel relaxed"?
    Yes, you can. However, chocolate usually has the opposite effect, doesn't it?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 27-Sep-2017 at 22:29. Reason: Fixed spelling of "nothing".

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    Re: There is noting like a good horror film to get adrenaline going.

    Yes, you can. However, chocolate usually has the opposite effect, doesn't it?
    Yes.

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