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can you use adventure in a sentence?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dayne Mar 13, 2016. 21 Replies

Hey guys, the most recent addition to Dayne's Dictionary was "adventure"Make your own sentence below using "adventure" as either a noun, or a verb.Good Luck!Visit…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dayne Feb 26, 2016. 3 Replies

Hey EC,I want to write some new blog posts for you guys in the near future. I've got some cool ideas, like 'How to write great emails in English' and more.However, I'm really open to your suggestions. What sort of things would you guys like me to…Continue

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Top Gun
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“Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.”

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-Living la vida Laowai- (2013 Throwback)

Posted on April 1, 2016 at 2:10 9 Comments





-Living la vida Laowai-







Wikipedia describes Laowai as a commonly used Mandarin Chinese word, and a shorter, informal version of wàiguórén 外国人 ("foreigner").

Laowai is not intended as a negative word. Of course you may hear expat stories where the word has been adapted to be used negatively by some. Sadly, this has become human nature. I am currently not an expat, and my story is not a story about international racism. However, my story is about being…

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Do you hit snooze?

Posted on March 22, 2016 at 6:30 14 Comments

In a recent 'Dayne's Dictionary' post, We looked at the word 'snooze' as a noun or as a verb eg. "I like to snooze in the morning" (verb) or "I like to have a snooze in the morning" (noun)

We can also use snooze, as a noun, to describe the button on our alarm clocks and phone alarms that enable us to do the verb from which it get its name. The snooze button! As a big fan of a nice long sleep, I am guilty of hitting…

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At 7:32 on May 3, 2016, Mohammad said…

Hello Dayne ,,, how are you doing ? ,,, Hope you are doing well. Have a nice time!

At 8:23 on March 22, 2016, A738a said…

Dear Dayne,

Have a nice day!

At 1:21 on March 22, 2016, Kinal said…

Thank you Dayne for add me as a member of English club.

 
 
 

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