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Old 01-21-2011, 10:48 PM   #571
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we've been had
Does that mean we've been fooled?
 
Old 01-21-2011, 11:16 PM   #572
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Does that mean we've been fooled?
Indeed.
 
Old 01-22-2011, 09:21 AM   #573
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Talking Artistic licence

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Does that mean we've been fooled?

Depending on which part of the country you live in the word had can be any number of odd words and its a perfect example of where you might invent something to use instead of had... !

we've been screwed

we;ve been stuffed

we've been conned

we've been creamed

we've been Gordon Browned... LOL
 
Old 01-22-2011, 09:23 AM   #574
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we've been Gordon Browned... LOL
LOL
 
Old 01-22-2011, 10:43 AM   #575
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What's correct out of the following?
Quote:
and you thought I was dead?
Quote:
and you thought I am dead?
 
Old 01-22-2011, 10:51 AM   #576
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we've been screwed
we;ve been stuffed
we've been conned
we've been creamed
we've been Gordon Browned... LOL
I somehow don't feel that those words should not be used on a technical forum unless you are posting in the /General, they look cheap to me. "we've been had " looks more sophisticated as compared to the above words.

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Old 01-22-2011, 10:53 AM   #577
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What's correct out of the following?
IMO: ...and you thought I was dead?
 
Old 01-22-2011, 10:56 AM   #578
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Talking English and any language is dynamic,thats what I was trying to tell you... !

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I somehow don't feel that those words should be used on a technical forum unless you are posting in the /General, they look cheap to me. "we've been had " looks more sophisticated as compared to the above words.

You will never learn English with that sort of attitude... I wont bother you again... !
 
Old 01-22-2011, 11:00 AM   #579
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You will never learn English with that sort of attitude... I wont bother you again... !
Please DO bother me again, and don't get offended, with that post I wrote only what I thought of those words, nothing more nothing less. I do have a right to express my thoughts, don't I?
 
Old 01-22-2011, 01:42 PM   #580
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and you thought I was dead?
No, I never thought you were dead, Anisha.
 
Old 01-22-2011, 01:57 PM   #581
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Talking I,m not offended... !

Yea alright I wont get offended if you don,t... LOL but excuse me, this is the General forum is it not... ???

Just for your information this link is about folks who think they can speak English but obviously cant... unfortunately the Daily Mail is a contender for the worst newspaper in the world... LOL

 
Old 01-22-2011, 08:04 PM   #582
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Yea alright I wont get offended if you don,t
and you thought I was offended when I said those words were cheap?? Ah! I called the words cheap, not your post or you!

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LOL but excuse me, this is the General forum is it not... ???
I meant that if I had to write those words somewhere, I would write them only in the /General forum and that too when I am trying to copy my English peers/seniors here!
 
Old 01-23-2011, 07:18 AM   #583
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*WARNING: This post meant for comedic relief*

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Please DO bother me again, and don't get offended, with that post I wrote only what I thought of those words, nothing more nothing less. I do have a right to express my thoughts, don't I?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiloZ...eature=related
 
Old 01-23-2011, 10:20 AM   #584
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Just for your information this link is about folks who think they can speak English but obviously cant
Well, the people working here in the BPO's are generally very fluent in English! Perhaps in the case pointed out by you, it was a coincidence that the accent was not understandable.

BPO's offer very high paying jobs here! The only drawback is that they have to work at night (obviously) therefore they are not considered safe and are generally looked down in the society!
 
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