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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.
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1. My husband has a good job. She makes over 100,000 dollars a year.
/ I, T$ T3 C- Z6 D6 ~4 S+ K8 ~    My girlfriend did not live with me, because he is still in China.- ]1 F( ?: f6 }& U

+ v$ Z9 |- D% b5 [, ]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 M$ v! q& f- E' O8 M  _+ b2. I do not like big rain, I like small rain.7 }: v; ]: {& K- y/ p$ i" i
3. Please close your phone.) `% x9 ]1 Y$ `' W
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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2 E# J/ B& M) ]; `& E4. How to say: heavy rain, light rain, and turn off your phone in English?6 M) B4 ^1 ?! j0 n0 O2 v
The correct way to ask the question is like this: how do you say... in English?
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* B: @& j6 W3 R' l% M+ @4 {/ I5. I am a Chinese.
$ e( a( j$ G  h2 J( o& YI am a Chinese person, or I am Chinese.
* ^6 a5 d& K5 q# e' p; M  w5 h6. He is a gay.
9 `2 j9 L' c' `He is gay.
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7. Why? No why.
6 w1 Q% Z, T, @5 T2 `) rNot no why, no reason. ! W  `& i  J- w0 R
8. Thanks! No thanks!
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