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  1. Fleur de mort
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    1- Do you use this word ''Virgin'' as a sacred word or I can use it as an ordinary word? I mean in the poetry or prose. Is it romantic to an English speakers?
    2- Could you let me some of sacred words and phrases that they can chime on the hearts bells?
    3- What does ''cross my heart'' mean?

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    Re: Virgin

    1) If you want to refer to someone who has not had his or her first sexual experience, then "virgin" is an ordinary noun. It's hardly romantic to me. If you wanted a more poetic word, pure, innocent, unsullied... those are a few choices.
    2) I'm sorry, you need to ask someone with a more poetic heart than mine.
    3) It means you are making a promise, or swearing that something is true.

    I'll be there promptly at 8. I promise. Cross my heart.
    No, really, I swear - Jim really said that. Cross my heart.

  3. Fleur de mort
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    Re: Virgin

    Well I wanted to know if it was a sacred word or not ''virgin''?

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    Re: Virgin

    Not at all.

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    Re: Virgin

    "Virgin" is often used quite casually, to describe a new situation or experience.


    "Be gentle with me, I'm a virgin - this is my very first post in this forum."
    "This is the first time I've ever been to the opera; actually I'm a total theater-virgin!"

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    Re: Virgin

    The word "virgin" is not sacred, but the V. = Virgin Mary is the Blessed Virgin Mary.

  6. Fleur de mort
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    Re: Virgin

    I meant:



    Any way thanks to all of you.

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    Re: Virgin

    I can understand you very well Fleur , as we believe in the same religion.In our religion, it's not allowed to have a sex until getting marry. Though this way of thinking is changing day-by-day, "virginity" has a sacred meaning in our religion, which is kept by girls, which shows their purity or something.I think she meant this, am I right Fleur?

    Ps.No intention to discuss believes.

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    Re: Virgin

    Yes, virginity is tantamount to purity. In that sense it is sacred. Deflowering marks the loss of virginity. Depending upon culture losing your virginity out of wedlock means losing your honour. Women often face serious social difficulties or may even lose hope of getting married again if they lose their virginity. There are reports of young women going to doctors to give them back their virginity by operation.

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    Re: Virgin

    The same term is it used in medical as well, or do they use something else?

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