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Dear teachers,

What's the differences among firm, company, enterprise and corporation?

Thanks a lot!! :)
 

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Hello? I'm here again!

What're you doing now, friends?

Working? Sleeping? Reading? Painting? Shopping? Swimming? :D (it's hot here, are there any other words to describe the weather of 39℃?)...

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Size is important- corporations are very large. 'Enterprise' is not used in this way in English- it means 'initiative' not 'company'. 'Firm' and 'company' are pretty much the same to me, though company would be the formal term. ;-)
 

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Thanks again, Ulli and Teacher Tdol!! :D
 

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ion Joe said:
Hello? I'm here again!

What're you doing now, friends?

Working? Sleeping? Reading? Painting? Shopping? Swimming? :D (it's hot here, are there any other words to describe the weather of 39℃?)...

:icecream:
It's a sizzling hot day.
It's a scorcher.
Hot enough for you?

FRC
 

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Francois said:
ion Joe said:
Hello? I'm here again!

What're you doing now, friends?

Working? Sleeping? Reading? Painting? Shopping? Swimming? :D (it's hot here, are there any other words to describe the weather of 39℃?)...

:icecream:
It's a sizzling hot day.
It's a scorcher.
Hot enough for you?

FRC

Hi!!Francois.
Why the word scorcher can be used to describe an extremely hot weather? I don't quite understand the word, could you please explain it? Thank you!! :D

P.S. What's the weather like in Paris today? :wink:
Joe
 

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Well, b/c it scorches :)
Eg.
-- Honey, I scorched that horrible T-shirt of yours while ironing it.
-- Damn it! That was a gift from my ex-girlfriend.

FRC
 

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Francois said:
Well, b/c it scorches :)
Eg.
-- Honey, I scorched that horrible T-shirt of yours while ironing it.
-- Damn it! That was a gift from my ex-girlfriend.

FRC

Thank you for the vivid explanation, Francois!! :wink:
 

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Francois said:
Well, b/c it scorches :)
Eg.
-- Honey, I scorched that horrible T-shirt of yours while ironing it.
-- Damn it! That was a gift from my ex-girlfriend.

FRC

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