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Forum: Teaching ESL Jul 18th, 2006, 02:51 am
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Posted By redcopper
Wink Re: I'm fine, thank you.

A bright and cheerful 'I'm fine, thanks' works for me. Maybe it's just our ingrained reserve and reputation for understatement. My wife still has problems when I use the phrase 'that was not bad' or...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jul 6th, 2006, 01:33 am
Replies: 34
Views: 32,885
Posted By redcopper
Re: I'm fine, thank you.

I'm British and I use 'I'm fine,thanks" followed by "and you?" or "yourself?" so I gues it must be a NA/GB thing.
I definitely agree about not complaining/whining to a stranger or acquaintance. At...
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