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59802 Ric : it's C1 level
59804 Ric : I'm getting married in November -> it's in November when I'm getting married
59805 Anne Boleyn : that's a cleft?
59806 Anne Boleyn : that's normal English xD
59807 Ric : you change the word order to put emphasis on one part
59808 Anthony : Definition of zinfandel : a dry red table wine made from a small black grape that is grown chiefly in California; also : the grape
59809 Anthony : zin is abbreviature of this
59810 Jugador : Ric knows more than me, I´ve never heard of a cleft sentence
59811 Anne Boleyn : yes, I did that
59812 Jugador : Ah yes Ric I get it
59813 Anthony : ric that's more like writer's level
59814 Ric : ‹@Jugador› lol well, it's grammar for learners of English
59815 Jugador : It moves the emphasis from getting married to November
59816 Ric : there you go
59817 Jugador : very good
59818 Jugador : I have learnt something
59819 Jordi : hola :)
59820 Ric : native speakers aren't usually aware of this unless somebody else points it out to them
59821 Ric : my boyfriend was like: is that even a grammar rule?
59822 Ric : ‹@Jordi› Jordicito!
59823 Anne Boleyn : I am running out of ideas for my posters
59827 Anthony : 1 : a privilege, gain, or profit incidental to regular salary or wages; especially : one expected or promised 2 : gratuity, tip 3 : something held or claimed as an exclusive right or possession
59829 Anthony : rarely used in usual life
59830 Anthony : well except the third meaning
59831 Jugador : Today is useless grammar information day..
59832 Anne Boleyn : I am going to create a Present Continuous poster with Game of Thrones
59833 Anne Boleyn : Winter is comming
59834 Anne Boleyn : coming*
59835 Ric : Nerd Day
59836 Anthony : antagonize - that's what trolls do
59837 Ric : ‹@Anthony› en.oxforddictionaries.com...
59838 Ric : check that out
59839 Anne Boleyn : mmm I need an example of present perfect
59840 Ric : if you're interested in learning really weird English words
59841 Anne Boleyn : My students hate Present Perfect
59842 Anthony : cob - male swan
59843 Anthony : imagine that!
59844 Anthony : cob!
59845 Anthony : oh i like that one - gloss - to interpret, to define, to explain
59846 Ric : ‹@Anthony› lol I knew you'd love this
59847 Anthony : ah that's why glossary
59848 bob : you really can learn something new everyday
59849 Ric : ‹@bob› yep
59850 Ric : and Hi
59851 Anthony : heyday archaic —used to express elation or wonder
59852 bob : hello ric
59853 Anthony : archaic WOW
59854 Ric : ‹@Anthony› they may well be archaic but you still come across them in texts
59855 bob : heyday isn't really an archaic word
59856 bob : it is still commonly used
59857 bob : 'in its heyday, espanglish chat was very popular'
59858 Ric : I've seen it used with actors, singers as in when they're at the pinnacle of their careers
59859 bob : exactly.....very common
59860 Anthony : to move briskly and often ostentatiously bustled around the kitchen
59861 Anthony : to bustle
59862 Anthony : nice word too
59863 Ric : have you ever heard of the "hustle and bustle" of a city?
59865 bob : bustle is rarely used on its own
59866 bob : mostly in combination with hustle
59867 Anthony : but hustle is pretty common
59869 Anthony : iin sport for example
59870 Anthony : standing in the line
59871 Anthony : and one of the arseholes is hustling all the line
59873 bob : this is the most intelligent conversation I have seen here in a long time
59874 Anthony : it might be
59875 Anthony : Hats down to you sir.
59876 charliedontsurf : hey Suave
59877 bob : hats off is the term
59878 Ric : hustle and bustle; hook, line and sinker... they're call binomials and trinomials in English grammar
59879 Jugador : Sabina uses the spanish word for hustle and bustle in one of his songs and it's slipped my mind at the moment..
59880 Ric : ‹@charliedontsurf› Mister!!
59881 charliedontsurf : hats off to Charlie Brown
59882 Anthony : i've got into role of britishman
59883 charliedontsurf : lol Tony
59884 Jugador : Hey John
59886 charliedontsurf : still busy?
59887 Jugador : full of it mate
59889 charliedontsurf : I nearly forgot about this ancient nick
59890 charliedontsurf : I brought it out of retirement
59891 Anthony : can we go back to england of 1800s?
59892 charliedontsurf : Tony read Far From the Madding Crowd
59894 charliedontsurf : I'm impressed
59895 Anthony : yeah i read
59897 charliedontsurf : I mean I did too, but I'm weird and a native speaker
59901 charliedontsurf : Rico, what's new?
59903 charliedontsurf : I lost my Skype contacts lol
59904 Ric : ‹@charliedontsurf› same old, you?
59905 charliedontsurf : put on the newest version and they vanished
59906 charliedontsurf : atm a headache, but fine overall thx
59907 Ric : ‹@charliedontsurf› Ok, I'll send you a message later
59909 charliedontsurf : I'll accept, hopefully it'll work
59910 charliedontsurf : I think I may have a long lost account I forgot about
59911 Jugador : 2 x paracetemol & 2 x ibuprofen headache gone
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