Lay

He was laid ____ when the factory went bust.

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Tdol

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RonBee

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I've been laid off. It is certainly not a pleasant experience.

~R
 

engee30

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I've been laid off. It is certainly not a pleasant experience.

~R

I know the feeling as well. :cry: But since it was so long ago, I don't find it so miserable as I did just after being laid off. Now I am in work again and can't complain. I wish you all the best in finding another, maybe better, job, RonBee. :up:
 

RonBee

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I know the feeling as well. :cry: But since it was so long ago, I don't find it so miserable as I did just after being laid off. Now I am in work again and can't complain. I wish you all the best in finding another, maybe better, job, RonBee. :up:

Um, I didn't mean that it happened recently. The experience that I was talking about happened in 2004, so the pain of that experience is pretty much in the past.

:)

(Prefer working again to in work again.)

~R
 

engee30

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Um, I didn't mean that it happened recently.

Oh, I thought you were talking about the recent past. :oops: Sorry. I'm sure it would have been more obvious to me if there had been an adverbial used, like before. :-D
 
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