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  1. welldone

    a cow is a cow is a cow

    Dear teachers,

    I understand that the title just means "a cow is a cow"

    Why could people say it in that way? My friend told me that they just use it to emphasize, which I can hardly imagine a context for...

    thanks :)

  2. Editor,
    English Teacher
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    It's a paraphrase of 'a rose is a rose is a rose', which is a famous line by Gertrdude Stein.

  3. welldone
    great. Now I think i understand it more.

    thank you tdol.


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