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    Broken English

    Could I say 'You speak /write broken English', and I suggest you should practice/learn English more?
    I assume that 'Broken English" = Not perfect English. Any ideas apart from this one?

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    Re: Broken English

    Quote Originally Posted by phorntita View Post
    Could I say 'You speak /write broken English', and I suggest you should practice/learn English more?
    I assume that 'Broken English" = Not perfect English. Any ideas apart from this one?
    Yes, bad English, fractured English, Engrish. Guess who's to blame for that!?


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    Re: Broken English

    Dictionary and Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online

    broken:
    imperfectly spoken or written <broken English>

    Just one of the many forms of the word broken.

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