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老地方见!怎么说呢? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-3-31 17:23:41 |Display all floors

more 2 cents

Hi:

Let's meet at the old place (means: A place that you have not been to for a long time)
Let's meet at the same old place (means: A place that you regularly meet)

In the second sentence, "old" is more connected to "same". Actually, "same old" is common nowadays in its own right, and used as a synonym for "regular", "habitual".

For example:
A: Hi, how's your work going?
B: same old,same old(老样子,老样子)

Would that help?

[ Last edited by hly2008 at 2007-3-31 05:28 PM ]

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Post time 2007-3-31 17:32:21 |Display all floors
Originally posted by 848ice at 2007-3-31 03:55
I once said to my foreign teacher like"Let's meet at the old place."
He was laughing and said "the place is not old."
U know what I mean. Maybe I should not use OLD.:hand ...

Actually, here a place becomes "old" for a person when he used to go there, but stopped going there a long time ago.
But once "old" is used with "same",  the meaning changes.

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Post time 2007-4-1 11:49:59 |Display all floors
这个表达好朋友之间也可以用啊,并不一定要情侣才行,我觉得 be there (or be square) 挺不错的,因为“老地方见”这句话通常会有上下文的,在这种情况下如果说“the old/previous..."似乎没有必要, 不过如果非要说,那就加注要么就多说点,一点愚见啦!期待专家的到来!

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Post time 2007-4-1 19:08:54 |Display all floors
let's meet at last place

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Post time 2007-4-2 20:11:28 |Display all floors
let is meet at the same place

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Post time 2007-4-2 21:30:49 |Display all floors
Originally posted by hly2008 at 2007-3-28 20:13
如果是情侣的话
:)(if both of you are lovers, you may say)
Let's meet at "our" place.




So funny... We also can say:'' Honey, See the old place"

Aha. Just for relaxation

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Post time 2007-4-3 03:22:30 |Display all floors
Originally posted by househusband at 2007-3-28 15:57
at the same place
at the usual place


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