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Heidi
Is it OK? 'Just THINK this: if you buy an old rope, will it be expensive?' Thanks
Oct 23, 2016 1:18 PM
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"Just think about ["about" is necessary here] this: if you buy an old rope, will it be expensive?" THINK with no adverb (about)=imagine. THINK with adverb (about)=ponder, consider, evaluate. Implied moral: A new rope may be expensive, however the safety it imparts will be more than worth the extra expense. An old rope may be cheap to buy, but cause expensive damage when it breaks.
October 24, 2016
Me neither!
October 23, 2016
I'm not clear on what is being stated here.
October 23, 2016
Heidi
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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English