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going out to the movies vs. going to the movies | Usage of the phrasal verb "count on"
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Expressions "Turn your hand to" #16 (permalink) Sun Jul 13, 2008 15:54 pm   Expressions "Turn your hand to"
 

Alan wrote:
I have no wish to get involved in one of your nitpicking discussions

I can't say I blame you.

Alan wrote:
but then I suppose I'm doing that right now

I suppose test questions of this kind are all about the student's ability to nitpick; discussing them naturally involves more of the same.

Alan wrote:
And to my simple mind it's either idiomatic or it ain't idiomatic.

There we differ. I would stick with "not entirely", in this instance.

All the best,

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