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  1. mohammad



    Dear teacher

    I want to know (you are on your own)means you are what?

    It is pretty good.Is pretty the same as very or more\less than it,Which one?


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    Re: english14

    'You are on your own' = you must make the decision/do the work/solve the problem yourself, with no help from others (or at least from the speaker).

    'Pretty' = rather, somewhat. It is an intensifier: things can be pretty good or pretty bad.


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