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    #11

    Re: ''To blurt out''

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    I don't know any.
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    Please let's go into the definition more.
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    As I asked at the beginning, space here does it mean to say something unintentionally?
    Note my corrections above. It's important to follow these rules of written English at all times:
    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with one appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - Don't put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #12

    Re: ''To blurt out''

    Please explain if to ''to blurt out'' means to say something unintentional.

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    #13

    Re: ''To blurt out''

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    Please explain if to ''to blurt out'' means to say something unintentional.
    As I said in post #6, a person who blurts something out doesn't necessarily say it unintentionally. They might wish they had thought a bit more before speaking. They spoke without thinking.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Jun-2020 at 22:42.
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    #14

    Re: ''To blurt out''

    Impulsive maybe, but not unintentional.
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    #15

    Re: ''To blurt out''

    So it doesn't mean to say something unintentional?

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    #16

    Re: ''To blurt out''

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Impulsive maybe, but not unintentional.
    Does that mean you've lost control of what you're saying?

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    #17

    Re: ''To blurt out''

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    So it doesn't mean to say something unintentionally?
    No, it doesn't.

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    #18

    Re: ''To blurt out''

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    ''She blurted out his name, then gasped as she realized what she’d done''

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    1. I am not a good reader, but I feel that she did not intend to give his name. Maybe during the conversation, she became so emotional that she forgot that it would be very harmful (to her or the man) for her listeners to know his name.

    2. Sometimes, however, one blurts out something intentionally. I have made up this example.

    Mona to Dan: I would like you to meet TheParser.

    TheParser: Nice to meet you, Dan.

    Dan: Wow! You're old!

    Mona: Oh, my! That was very rude of you, Dan.

    Dan: I apologize. I have a bad habit of saying what is on my mind. I'm very sorry.

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    #19

    Re: ''To blurt out''

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    No, it doesn't.
    Now am I'm confused,why doesn't it mean unintentionally?

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    #20

    Re: ''To blurt out''

    Please don't try to bump your posts. The volunteers who respond here are giving up their free time to help you. Don't put pressure on them.

    If you blurt something out, you may not have intended to say what you said, but the verb 'blurt' does not in itself mean 'say something unintentionally'. You have been told this.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 03-Jun-2020 at 17:22. Reason: Fix a typo.
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