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JohnMcM

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Some, and with luck, some more.
What about English national and regional variances to drive native speakers of other languages absolutely nuts?:)
Aye, ah ken whit ye mean, bit whit aboot us Scots. Whae's like us an' oor blether?

Buen Camino, or if you prefer old chap "gaun yersel' wee man"
 

C clearly

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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016). Seville-Astorga (Mar 2017). Mozarabe (Apr-May 2018)
That make languages SO interesting! In English you don't even have to go regional to get confused. How about the variations on "get"? Get in, get into, get over, get up, get-up, get along, get on, get to, get up to, etc.
 

bystander

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STOP THIS THREAD IMMEDIATELY!!!!

Explaining English English to even fluent, but not British, English speakers, i.e. those for whom a form of English (think American/Canadian/Australian/NZ etc) is their first language, is nigh on impossible let alone trying to explain it to those for whom it is a second language!!!

And for those of you who are prosaic enough to think I'm being serious - don't be so silly!
 

VNwalking

Wandering in big circles
Camino(s) past & future
Francés ('14/'15)
San Olav/CF ('16)
Baztanés/CF ('17)
Ingles ('18)
Vasco/CF/Invierno ('19)
SY, your English is just fine.
Probably better than that of many of us who grew up with it. You will have learned grammar.........:confused::)
 

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