This blog is for students taking English 140-189 at Athabasca University.
In early eighties, computer's cost was an arm and a leg, and it was impossible for an average person to buy one.
ZEINAB: Almost--the meaning is good, but you have a word you need to omit;-)
In early eighties, computer's cost was an arm and a leg, and it was impossible for an average person to buy.
ZEINAB: You didn't omit the right one, and now I note you have a word missing elsewhere;-)
Alexey ENGL140Do you really angry with me or are you just pulling my leg?
ALEXEY: You have the correct meaning, but there is a problem with how you are asking the question;-)
RufusENGL143In Canada, in the early morning of April 1st, (fool day), telling or discussing with close friends and associates of intended lies are common. The unsuspected close friends will believe you until you later reveal to them that you are just pulling their legs because of the April fool day.
1. You cannot mean that you don’t understand my English accent; or are you pulling my leg?2. If we keep changing the original building plan, the costs will go up and the building is going to cost us an arm and a leg. 3. You claim that this land is yours, but you have no leg to stand one; I can prove that it is owned by my neighbour.
Alexey ENGL140I don’t know whether he was angry with me or he was just pulling my leg.
RUFUS:A good example:-)SARA:All three--well done!ALEXEY: Good, but in the first example, you needed to change "do" to "are";-)
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