The person after me game (2)

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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby linguoboy » 2020-07-26, 20:18

Antea wrote:Yes, in BCN is very hot and humid now (doesn’t it sound strange this sentence?

It should be either "Yes, in BCN it is..." or "Yes, in BCN is..."
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby Dormouse559 » 2020-07-27, 4:26

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Osias wrote:I don't get why the correction on "times". I intended to say most of the instances of me reading something, not time as the thing clocks measure. In Portuguese "a maioria das vezes", not "a maior parte do tempo". How should I say that?

"most of the time" (small error by Dormouse) is the most natural way to say it in English. You could say "most times", but it sounds odd to me.

Oops! Yes, silly mistake.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby france-eesti » 2020-08-01, 7:25

Antea wrote:The person after me takes a shower in the evening before going to bed.


No, my shower takes place in the morning and lasts less than 2 minutes :D

The person after me rode 10 kilometers on an old bike to get a brioche parisienne for breakfast but the f*cking bakery was closed.

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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby Hoogstwaarschijnlijk » 2020-08-01, 13:33

No, but I did drive 5 km or so with my new bike for a second opinion to the bike store to find it closed. It was so annoying! First all the shops were closed and now they're on holiday, you'd think they take the chance now to earn some money...

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Postby linguoboy » 2020-08-01, 18:21

Hoogstwaarschijnlijk wrote:No, but I did drive 5 km or so with my new bike for a second opinion to the bike store to find it closed.

Since you only "ride" a bike and never "drive" it, the standard interpretation is that you put your bike into a car and drove to the bike shop. Is that what happened?

Hoogstwaarschijnlijk wrote:The person after me thinks the American elections should be postponed.

Sure--as long as everyone keeps in mind that, if the election fails to take place before January 21st, then the Speaker of House assumes the office of President regardless.

The person after me has never cast a vote in an election for their country's head of government.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby Hoogstwaarschijnlijk » 2020-08-01, 20:18

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Hoogstwaarschijnlijk wrote:No, but I did drive 5 km or so with my new bike for a second opinion to the bike store to find it closed.

Since you only "ride" a bike and never "drive" it, the standard interpretation is that you put your bike into a car and drove to the bike shop. Is that what happened?



No, I should have said: ride. My bike doesn't fit in my car, I just used the wrong word, thanks for pointing that out.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby tomari » 2020-08-04, 6:16

I have and I regret voting for him.

The person after me dislikes browsing the internet on a smartphone.

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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby Hoogstwaarschijnlijk » 2020-08-05, 14:44

I really like using the internet on my smartphone!

The person after me has a swimming pool in their garden.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby france-eesti » 2020-08-06, 8:58

I don't, but when it's so hot, I wish I had (especially for the kids) :mrgreen:

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Postby tiuwiu » 2020-08-09, 6:59

No, I haven't at all actually.

The person after me wears a piercing on the nose, eyebrow or lip.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby france-eesti » 2020-08-09, 11:00

No, but I am seriously thinking about it. But I don't know where - I wanted an eyebrow piercing but being a rider, I've been told it'd be a bad idea if I wear a helmet everyday... So I don't know :(

Which movie with Julia Roberts starring in it is the person after me's favorite?
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby Dormouse559 » 2020-08-09, 15:01

france-eesti wrote:Which movie starring Julia Roberts / Julia Roberts movie is the person after me's favorite?

"Mirror, Mirror"? I haven't seen a lot of her movies.

The person after me climbed trees when they were a child.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby france-eesti » 2020-08-09, 15:26

Still now! Not just as a child!

The person after me has tried the Feldenkrais method and will tell everybody about their experience.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby tiuwiu » 2020-08-10, 17:19

:hmm: I have never heard of the Feldenkrais method before.

The person after me does geocaching in their spare time.
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Postby france-eesti » 2020-08-10, 18:40

I can't say I do it on a regular basis but we did it this summer with the kids and I gotta say we had fun :) it's a great way to discover an unknown city or village - in our case we visited 2 typic villages and it was very pleasant! I took a book in the library about my city and its history as there is no geocaching circuit there :D

The person after me has a glass of kefir everyday.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby linguoboy » 2020-08-10, 19:30

france-eesti wrote:in our case we visited 2 typical villages and it was very pleasant! I took a book in the library about my city and its history as there is no geocaching circuit there

Probably "I checked a book out of the library" is the best wording here. You could say "I took a book from the library", but that implies to me at least that you just left with it and may have no intention of returning it.

france-eesti wrote:The person after me has a glass of kefir everyday.

There was a time when I was drinking it regularly, but I began to worry that all that dairy wasn't good for me.

The person after me would sooner give up meat than cheese.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby france-eesti » 2020-08-10, 21:12

I gave up on them years ago (I don't miss meat but I love cheese) :doggy: I try to ignore it when people eat it in front of me but sometimes it's hard.

Crosswords are the person after me's worst vice.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby tiuwiu » 2020-08-11, 16:10

Well, I like riddles and logic puzzles to stimulate my little grey cells but I only ever do crosswords when I'm bored.

The person after me would like to share the name of their favourite recipe featuring fresh summer garden vegetables with us [without broccoli or cauliflower, please :mrgreen: ]
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby france-eesti » 2020-08-11, 17:47

Well in summer I usually buy huge zucchini (the ones people don't buy at the market because they're too big), chop them into tiny squares, and cook them with onions, tomatoes and aromatic herbs (rosmary, thyme, basil, sage...) + pepper and salt + chili pepper for the braves!

The person after me gave a coin to a beggar in the street this week.
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Re: The person after me game (2)

Postby tiuwiu » 2020-08-12, 6:48

france-eesti wrote:Well in summer I usually buy huge zucchini (the ones people don't buy at the market because they're too big), chop them into tiny squares, and cook them with onions, tomatoes and aromatic herbs (rosmary, thyme, basil, sage...) + pepper and salt + chili pepper for the braves!


Yum yum!

france-eesti wrote:The person after me gave a coin to a beggar in the street this week.


No. If I give 1 € to every beggar I see, it would cost me about 30-40 € to walk through my city, so I never give a beggar alms but I regularly buy the street paper.


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