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I Think In English

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    I'm writing a lot about feelings on this site, so therefore some of my feelings and thoughts are associated with English in my brain. Apart from that, sometimes I just need English, because German seems so harsh to me. Everything you say or think is so direct. And things aren't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Yeah...

    I sometimes even know a word in English faster than in my native language. Then, when I want to say something I have little problems. That's because I spend so much time here for sure :)
    nicerain nicerain 18-21, F 10 Responses May 2, 2008

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    Much Easier

    It’s amazing how words come simpler to me in English. As you can see, it’s not my native language. I first started to study it when I was 6 years old. I didn’t know how to write or read and I was already being immerged in a new World, a new culture, and a new...
    caritus caritus 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2008

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    Mostly, But Then...

    I'm a born and bred native speaker, so of course I think in English. Well, mainly anyhow. I now live in Asia, and have been speaking Asian languages for over 20 years. Which makes it interesting, for sometimes I catch myself saying words to my silent self in an Asian language...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 17, 2011

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    Following my last post, I have found something else that may help people understand, & even use the English language...
    bybybuster bybybuster 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So after researching for one of my classes, I've decided I must be thinking unrealistic because apparently an English Ed degree is useless and I'm a woman which means I should...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I'm English and I'm proud to be English. My parents are from Ghana, but I was born in Reading. I'm from an amazing country, I love everything about England. The people, history...
    ThunderWill ThunderWill 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Flying back from New York on the redeye in the summer of 1970, I sprawled across the row of seats, as the plane was almost empty. Before deregulation, one could get cheap seats...
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M Nov 25

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    I work for the 'Home Office' I offer advice . I hope you don't think I'm bragging .. I just luv that motto... It makes me proud to be English .. British ... Her majesties subject...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I am English and proud to be so, however that said, I don't think this would be the same country without the association with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. All great people...
    Thrash1 Thrash1 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Graduating from a private, liberal arts college with a B.A. in English Literature enabled me to teach secondary English for fourteen years. I loved teaching, loved the kids, and...
    laylagirl1 laylagirl1 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    im very sad because of my poor english , im not confident .. i want to apply receptionist job but because of my poor english i couldnt apply the job ..
    jacy83 jacy83 31-35, F Dec 11

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    If anyone asks, I always say: 'I'm English' or 'I'm from England' because this was where I was born. It's being much more specific than just saying I'm British because it tells of...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm from India, english is not my first language and i studying in hindi (language) medium school from childhood *thanks to my mom dad* -_- sometimes it's just feels so difficult...
    lovebug19980 lovebug19980 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    My crush just corrected my English and it was kinda embarrassing.
    whentostop whentostop 22-25, F Nov 24

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    I need help with english homework
    joily joily 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Do you help me with english homework
    joily joily 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Do you help me in english homework
    joily joily 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I want To Practice English Speaking and I can teach arabic (Egyptian). write your phone number Whatsapp
    ihsacv ihsacv 26-30 Dec 8

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    This is an Australian joke.they nurture a fond myth that the English never take a bath. A couple of pommies were in a train compartment when a catholic priest hobbled in on...
    dangler1 dangler1 70+, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I need help in english test tomorrow
    joily joily 13-15, F Dec 9

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    I need help with english test tomorrow at 9:50 am
    joily joily 13-15, F Dec 9

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    I need help with English test tomorrow at 9:50 AM
    joilycristina joilycristina 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I need help with English test tomorrow at 9:50 AM
    joilycristina joilycristina 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I need help with English test tomorrow at 9:50 I need to obtain AAAA to pass the class
    joilycristina joilycristina 18-21, F Dec 9

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    if there is any English werewolves in the area of Gloucestershire I want to fight you even though I cant shift yet bet still bring it.
    garythewolf169 garythewolf169 13-15, M Dec 10

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    Morning any fun English ladies fancy chatting send me a message
    TeddyboyUK72 TeddyboyUK72 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Is anyone else as sick as I am of these 'please help i not speak english good i need help in school' posts popping up in this group? I've seen three today and gotten ten messages...
    twofacetoo twofacetoo 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    They say you can't control who you fall in love with. Unfortunately I think that is true. You see, it all started on the first day of school. He was a new teacher and very young...
    bruh245 bruh245 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    This is my first post and I'll do my best to keep it from being messy and difficult to read (keep in mind that english is not my native tongue). I'm 18 years old, and I'm in my...
    VoidMonkey VoidMonkey 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    During English class today and he walked past me and said, "Someone smells like Froot Loops. I don't know who it is, but I will find them. And I will eat them." and we were both...
    scarlettjayne scarlettjayne 22-25, F Dec 11

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    As part of my job, I often speak to young people in need of support (often through no fault of their own). On almost a daily basis I find myself dumbfounded at the way some parents...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    But unfortunatelly I'm not a native English speaker and I make too many mistakes :-(
    Chrisian68 Chrisian68 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 21

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    Poor Megan.I’m not that good in writing stories and my english is not that good, but I hope the renders will helps my storytellingMegan was walking back home from her...
    wgsoup wgsoup 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Some products with some funny names to say the least hope they bring smile or a laugh.Sure to give some a RISE in the morning. Below the ideal milk to go with themWould you really...
    LeggyLady LeggyLady 22-25 4 Responses Nov 25

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    It is sexy to read and hear proper words.Too much is annoying,just in the pertect amount.I wish my english were more literate.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Common words in Latgalian and Lithuanian, different from LatvianNote the impact of foreign influences on Latvian (German in Kurzeme and Vidzeme, Polish in Latgale).English 1st...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Nov 28

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    Just one thing to people that are not latinos... We speak Spanish but not all of us are Spanish, we're latinos, we come from LatinAmerica (most of us). We don't call American...
    Amusec Amusec 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 6

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    Today I became a full-time student at Vancouver Island University. My studies include First Nations Studies, History: Canada before Confederation, Women's Studies and Sociology...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I do think they are because of the new apps and inventions. I mean, you can use it as anything now. I do think it's a good and bad thing at the same time.
    Music2323 Music2323 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I often think of what my life would be like if I hadn't made so many wrong choices. Constantly I think of the bad choices I've made in life. Just long for peace. Someone to love...
    Sweetflower80 Sweetflower80 41-45, F 14 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Some know what I really am, and some don't. They all think "Look at that girl who laughs at everything and the smile that could break a heart." "Look at that girl who lives with no...
    TheLoner1234 TheLoner1234 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Idgaf what others think usually but I'm interested so go for it :)
    SairaE SairaE 16-17, F 38 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Thinker Moment: The same boiling water that softens a potato, also hardens an egg. Sooooo it's about what you're made of, not the circumstances. Yeah.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    The man who assaulted me is getting out of prison next month. The paranoia, worry, anxiousness, and dread will be returning to my life again. I hate that I think about him...
    EYESONLYFORU EYESONLYFORU 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I WISH THAT SHE WOULDN'T LIE AND THINK THAT A LIE WILL SHINE HER THRU... LIES ARE BUT STONES THAT WOULD HALT IN THE AIR AND TURN ON YOU A LIE IS BUT A FABLE THAT LIES LONG...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago