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"I was on your Web site, and you have some pictures and videos of your partying like ******* animals"

1.Is it grammatical and not clumsy
Tdol said:
It's rather clumsy- it also means something slightly different- it suggests that the partying was probably a one-off event
what does it mean?? "a one-off event"?? :oops:
 

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wendy said:
"I was on your Web site, and you have some pictures and videos of your partying like ******* animals"

1.Is it grammatical and not clumsy
Tdol said:
It's rather clumsy- it also means something slightly different- it suggests that the partying was probably a one-off event
what does it mean?? "a one-off event"?? :oops:

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For TDOL. (I'm not sure what one-off means either).

My guess is it means a one-time event, something that has happened before and won't happen again. +|:)
 

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MikeNewYork said:
For TDOL. (I'm not sure what one-off means either).

My guess is it (a one-off event) means a one-time event, something that has happened before and won't happen again. +|:)

I'm not TDOL, but I can tell you that you are right Mike! You don't use 'one-off' in AE? :shock: :lol:
 

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shane said:
MikeNewYork said:
For TDOL. (I'm not sure what one-off means either).

My guess is it (a one-off event) means a one-time event, something that has happened before and won't happen again. +|:)

I'm not TDOL, but I can tell you that you are right Mike! You don't use 'one-off' in AE? :shock: :lol:

I've only seen it on this forum. :roll:
 

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Shane's right; it's a common enough term in the UK.;-)
 

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tdol said:
Shane's right; it's a common enough term in the UK.;-)

So I gather. Any idea whence it came? :?
 

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I have no idea- is it something to do with hunting?
 

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PS- It has a plural. ;-)
 

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You could have a series of events, each of which was unique. ;-)
 

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tdol said:
You could have a series of events, each of which was unique. ;-)

I thought you'd say that. :wink:
 
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