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    #21

    Re: I could do with a new girlfriend.

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    What's the corresponding informal expression in American English?
    Sorry but can we use corresponding as a synonym for equivalent?

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    #22

    Re: I could do with a new girlfriend.

    corresponding isn't strictly the right word here, in my view (some may disagree).

    equivalent is a better choice.

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    #23

    Re: I could do with a new girlfriend.

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    I speak while I'm sleeping.
    You might wake alone.

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    #24

    Re: I could do with a new girlfriend.

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    I speak while I'm sleeping.
    Say "I talk in my sleep."
    I am not a teacher.

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