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to allot; to apportion; to give somebody a task or responsibility; to delegate; to appoint
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dreadful/horrible/awful #1 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 15:53 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

"I've never had such dreadful/horrible/awful meals and the hotel is really terrific."
Is this sentence OK with three options of adjectives?
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dreadful/horrible/awful #2 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 17:31 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Grammatically it's okay, but it doesn't make much sense to complain about the meals then say the hotel is great, unless you mean that the person wasn't eating at the hotel at all..
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dreadful/horrible/awful #3 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 18:07 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Beeesneees,
"I've never seen such (a/an) dreadful/horrible/awful movie and the film is really terrific."
Is this sentence meaningful?
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dreadful/horrible/awful #4 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 22:13 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Hi Allifathima, let me remember you the meaning of the adjective "terrific": http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/terrific
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dreadful/horrible/awful #5 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 22:24 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Hi Francis,
That should be 'Let me remind you of the meaning of...'

Allifathima... are you perhaps thinking of 'horrific' rather than 'terrific'?
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dreadful/horrible/awful #6 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 22:35 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Then let me remind you of the fact that you're adorable. I hope that this sentence is fine. :-)
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dreadful/horrible/awful #7 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 22:38 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Grammatically, it's good.
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dreadful/horrible/awful #8 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 22:44 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Grammatically only? LOL :D
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dreadful/horrible/awful #9 (permalink) Sat Sep 15, 2012 23:39 pm   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Some people would undoubtedly take issue with the content.

Of course, they are the unimportant people. ;D
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dreadful/horrible/awful #10 (permalink) Sun Sep 16, 2012 0:18 am   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

I think that yours is an excellent philosophy. ;-)

PS: I hope that at least this sentence does not contain errors...
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dreadful/horrible/awful #11 (permalink) Sun Sep 16, 2012 2:54 am   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Francis, I think you made a mistake once again, I don't know what the "your" was? By the way, do you think that Beeesneees's avatar is horrific, or terrific ? It scares me all the time! >"<
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dreadful/horrible/awful #12 (permalink) Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:48 am   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

Francis did not make any mistakes in message #10, Fouryz.
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dreadful/horrible/awful #13 (permalink) Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:36 am   dreadful/horrible/awful
 

What the "yours" was, your quote. And hehe, I want to get a reply from cutie Francis about your avatar. :)! hee, just kidding!
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