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How many text messages do you send each day?

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SLMT 24 May, 2017 - 16:41

I send alot of messages to my friend and family everyday by social media. It's very easy to use so that we can communicate with each other although we are far away.

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Ken 5 April, 2017 - 15:29

Hi everyone! Can you explain me about "come 2 cinema"?

Why did Lucy say "come 2 cinema"? Is it because the cinema is near her house? If the cinema is near Peter's house, should Lucy say "go 2 cinema"?
I'm a bit confused...!
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Jo - Coordinator 6 April, 2017 - 10:49

Hi Ken! That's a really good question. She says 'come' because she has already organised to go to the cinema, so she's already there, mentally. We often use 'come' in this way in English:

I'm going shopping with Clare tomorrow. Do you want to come?
I'm going for a burger with Amelia on Saturday. Do you want to come?

Are you coming to Ollie's party? (=I'm going.)

Does that make sense? Joanna (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Ken 6 April, 2017 - 15:54

Yup, got it! Thank you Jo.
The thing is it's used to express the speaker's view. Hmm, language is living !
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Alsaoud 1 March, 2017 - 20:59

I'm using communication digital on my cell phone and chatting with my friends by whatsapp application .

thats all

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hadia 23 November, 2016 - 16:08

Probably many. But I don't use my mobile now a days. I am quite busy with mh studies. ♡♡☆☆¤¤♡♡

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Mariamffa11 16 January, 2016 - 11:35

In the summer I send 200-500 or more a day to my best friend.
At school time maybe 10-100 a day.

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smilefirs 23 December, 2015 - 15:49

Each day I send 1-3 messages. But when happened something special I can send even 10 messages! I usually write to my friends, hardly ever to family.

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shamim 21 December, 2015 - 09:04

I don' t usually send many messages....I used to send message on my phone and now send on Telegram. in my openion talking on the phone is more better than sending message.

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