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    Talking That is nothing but show.

    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?
    If my sentences are not natural, you can simply ignore them and give me your own sentence please~ (it would be more helpful to me)


    A: He is such a respectable politician. I saw on the news he donated a lot of money for poor’s.


    B: I don’t buy it. The way of 99% politicians' action are not from bottom of the heart.
    ⓐThat is nothing but show.
    ⓑHe is just acting.

    B: ⓐFor what?
    ⓑWhat for?

    A: For having more voter

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    A: Stop crying and stop doing show! I know it's not that hurt.

    B: I'm not acting, it really hurts.
    Last edited by flytothesky; 13-Feb-2009 at 07:18.


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    Re: That is nothing but show.

    A: He is such a respected politician. I saw on the news he donated a lot of money for poorís to the poor/ to poor people.


    B: I donít buy it. The way of 99% politicians doing are not from bottom of the heart. Most politicians are just opportunists.

    That is nothing but show. They are just playing to the gallery.
    Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press
    He is just acting.

    B: ⓐFor what? Why would he?
    ⓑWhat for? To win the support of voters.

    A: For having more voter

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    A: Stop crying and stop doing show! I know it's not that hurt.
    Do not put on a show. Do not turn it into a drama. Stop piling on the agony. I know it does not hurt that much.

    B: I'm not acting, it really hurts.

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