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hear or hear about

Postby Ninaleeing » Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:16 pm

Hi friends,

Below is a short conversation I wrote yesterday. My friend asked me to delete "about" from the sentence "I'm sorry to hear about that." In addition to what she suggested, please give me your advice in regard to this conversation.

A: What's the matter? You look so depressed.
B: I missed the cooking contest. I thought it's today.
A: Really, I'm sorry to hear about that.
B: I'd been preparing for it. But now, it's too late. I'm such an idiot.
A: That's not the end of the world. Why not look on the bright side.

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Re: hear or hear about

Postby Josef » Sun Jan 23, 2011 5:16 pm

A: What's the matter? You look so depressed.
B: I missed the cooking contest. I thought it was today.
A: Really, I'm sorry to hear that.
B: I'd been preparing for it. But now, it's too late. I'm such an idiot.
A: It's not the end of the world. Why not look on the bright side?

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Re: hear or hear about

Postby Ninaleeing » Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:41 pm

Hi Josef,

Thanks so much. You save me from making the same mistakes. Thanks again.

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Re: hear or hear about

Postby Tukanja » Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:37 am

Why not to look on the bright side?

?

Thanks


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