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    #1

    Unhappy Oh, like I wasn't dreading tomorrow enough, having to give it back to him.

    I cannot understand the sentence in red.

    All: Eeaagh! (Rachel enters from her room.)
    Rachel: Has anybody seen my engagement ring?
    Phoebe: Yeah, it's beautiful.
    Rachel: Oh God, oh God, oh God oh God oh God oh God.... (Starts to look under the couch cushions.)
    Phoebe: No, look, don't touch that!
    Rachel: Oh, like I wasn't dreading tomorrow enough, having to give it back to him... 'Hi Barry! Remember me? I'm the girl in the veil who stomped on your heart in front of your entire family!' Oh God and now I'm gonna have to return the ring, without the ring, which makes it so much harder...
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 19-Nov-2019 at 17:26. Reason: Reduced unnecessarily large font and fixed formatting errors

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    #2

    Re: Oh, like I wasn't dreading tomorrow enough, having to give it back to him.

    Welcome to the forum.

    Before we continue, please click on "Edit Post" and add spaces between the words I have underlined. When you pasted the text in, it lost some spaces. It also made a big block of text, which is not how we lay out dialogues. Edit it so that it looks like this:

    Rachel: Has anyone seen ...
    Phoebe: Yes. It's beautiful ...
    Rachel: Oh god, oh god ...

    The first word on each line should be the name of the speaker.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 18-Nov-2019 at 19:37.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Oh, like I wasn't dreading tomorrow enough, having to give it back to him.

    It appears that Rachel has lost the engagement ring, which makes things worse as she has broken off the engagement- she is supposed to return the ring, so she is dreading (fearing) tomorrow more.


    (I haven't seen the episode, but that is how I interpreted the text you quoted.)

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    #4

    Re: Oh, like I wasn't dreading tomorrow enough, having to give it back to him.

    I cannot understand the sentence in red.

    If that were true there would be no point in explaining it to you. Try:

    I don't understand the sentence in red.
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    Re: Oh, like I wasn't dreading tomorrow enough, having to give it back to him.

    LelouchVII, you missed the 24-hour deadline to edit your post so I have done it for you. Please look at the edited first post so you can see how dialogue should be laid out. Please give us some indication that you have read our responses.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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