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    • Join Date: Nov 2007
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    #1

    stop using internet

    Hi all,
    I have a question.

    How do you say it in English when you want to tell someone, like when you are chatting, that you want to stop using the internet.
    Is it sign off/turn off/log off/get off from the internet? Is it different in AmE and BrE?
    I want to emphasize that I'm not going to stop chatting, but stop using internet.

    Ans as second question, is internet or the internet?

    Many thanks in advance,
    A.


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    #2

    Re: stop using internet

    I'm logging off now / I'm signing off now would be usual.

    It is "the internet".

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    #3

    Re: stop using internet

    It's 'signing out' of a chatroom.
    You could still be 'logged in' to the internet even though you've signed out of a chatroom.

    not a teacher

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