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Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand.



 
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Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand. #1 (permalink) Fri Apr 17, 2009 14:59 pm   Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand.
 

Hi Torsten,

Why can't we simply say:

When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand,

is it correct?

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Guermellou
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Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand. #2 (permalink) Fri Apr 17, 2009 15:03 pm   Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand.
 

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When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand.

Yes, that grammar is OK.
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Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand. #3 (permalink) Sat Apr 18, 2009 0:22 am   Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand.
 

Hi Micawber,

thank you for your reply,it's seems that there is a various expression for the same meaning.

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Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand. #4 (permalink) Sat Apr 18, 2009 0:50 am   Sentence: When you first meet someone, you usually shake their hand.
 

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Yes, you can also 'shake hands'.
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