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"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!
 

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Anonymous said:
"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

The sentence "I am hurry!" is incorrect. It should be "I am in a hurry!"

I'm not sure why the speaker used "I am hurry"--it could have been that she being in a rush at the time hadn't time to express 'in a', or it could have been the case that she omitted 'in a', the small words, as a way of making her sentence easier for her listener to understand. Speakers tend to do that when they are speaking with non-native speakers. At any rate, "I am hurry" is certainly not English, let alone Canadian English. :D

Casiopea is Canadian. 8)
 

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Anonymous said:
"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:
 

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MikeNewYork said:
Anonymous said:
"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:

Excellent point, Mike. :D

Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)
 

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Casiopea said:
MikeNewYork said:
Anonymous said:
"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:

Excellent point, Mike. :D

Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)



I'm the second.
:D

sabrina
 

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Casiopea said:
MikeNewYork said:
Anonymous said:
"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:

Excellent point, Mike. :D

Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)

I feel the same about you, Cas! :D
 

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MikeNewYork said:
Casiopea said:
MikeNewYork said:
Anonymous said:
"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:

Excellent point, Mike. :D

Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)

I feel the same about you, Cas! :D

:oops: Thank you :oops:
 

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Casiopea said:
MikeNewYork said:
Anonymous said:
"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:

Excellent point, Mike. :D

Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)

Well, not today, but I must have said something like that sometime. Mike gives great explanations and provides wonderfully useful examples.

Of course, you are both smarter than I am.

:wink:
 

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blacknomi said:
Casiopea said:
MikeNewYork said:
Anonymous said:
"I am hurry! " Is this sentence correct?

Today I heard this sentence by a Canadian girl in response to someone
who urged her to come quick.

But hurry is a noun or verb, so I am confused. Pls help, thanks!

If the girl is a native speaker, it is likely that she said "I am hurrying" and just didn't enunciate the last syllable. :wink:

Excellent point, Mike. :D

Has anyone told you today that you're great to have around? If not, let me be the first. You're great to have around, Mike. 8)


I'm the second.
:D

sabrina

Thank you, sweet Sabrina. :wink:
 

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RonBee said:
Of course, you are both smarter than I am.

:wink:

I think not! :wink:
 
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