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Minor but significant mistakes you may have made in speaking English

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发表于 2017-9-20 18:12 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式
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Some friends, especially those who are just learning English, often make the following mistakes.* R# R! m! g" a' [. A. j4 m1 l$ ~4 M

; w1 ^) A4 m* F+ {" }1. My husband has a good job. She makes over 100,000 dollars a year.
  m2 D- j( e/ K% {2 S    My girlfriend did not live with me, because he is still in China.
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The reason to make this mistake is not due to grammar knowledge. One reason might be she and he have the same pronunciation in Chinese.
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2. I do not like big rain, I like small rain.' e. K& u, T8 T
3. Please close your phone.) q, s4 [) r5 V2 t
These mistakes are made because of direct translation. Another similar mistake is: I very like Canada. You really like Canada, or you like Canada very much.
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4. How to say: heavy rain, light rain, and turn off your phone in English?. q! L" |/ I  q( k
The correct way to ask the question is like this: how do you say... in English?4 Y6 P4 q/ G/ ?3 g) Q) U- g
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5. I am a Chinese.) Y' M7 H0 Q) r) F
I am a Chinese person, or I am Chinese.
, {) H6 B( j" Q# L/ n, r6. He is a gay.
. Y1 q5 I! u& W7 `8 }He is gay.
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9 ?; i, v7 \2 S, _: a7. Why? No why. , `1 L" o. ^( f
Not no why, no reason.
- p1 F7 P7 A4 Q% S0 Y+ ?8. Thanks! No thanks!
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