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    Is there some difference among the words "f***er","jerk","dumb",etc.?

    Is there some difference among the words "f***er","jerk","dumb",etc.?
    Last edited by GoesStation; 28-Sep-2020 at 18:28. Reason: Obfuscate swear word

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    Re: Is there some difference among the words "f***er","jerk","dumb",etc.?

    Do you really need to know this in order to enhance your use of English? I'm moving the thread to the General Language Discussions as it won't be of any interest to most learners.

    The only thing I'll point out is that two of those words are nouns and one's an adjective.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is there some difference among the words "f***er","jerk","dumb",etc.?

    Is there some difference among between the words "f***er","jerk","dumb",etc.?
    Typoman - writer of rongs

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    Re: Is there some difference among the words "f***er","jerk","dumb",etc.?

    The best advice for you, rezaaa, is to avoid all such terms in your English. It is quite easy to disagree with people without resorting to insulting personal epithets.

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    Re: Is there some difference among the words "f***er","jerk","dumb",etc.?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rollercoaster1 View Post
    I want to ask a supplementary question. We use 'between' when there's a grammatical relationship between two things or two people, and 'among' when there is one thing or one person surrounded by or included in many things or people.
    You have fallen foul of a commonly held misconception. Read more HERE where I found:

    "There’s a common and oddly persistent belief that between should be used only when there are two elements, and among should be used when there are more than two elements. But this rule is a myth—or, to be more charitable, it’s a great oversimplification."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is there some difference among the words "f***er","jerk","dumb",etc.?

    Quote Originally Posted by rezaaa View Post
    Are there some differences between the words "f***er", [space] "jerk", [space] "dumb", [space] etc.?
    Yes.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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