English Language - what "Does your head in" ??

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brynpoeth
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Re: English Language - what "Does your head in" ??

Postby brynpoeth » 11 Jul 2019, 5:43pm

Been working with Americans again, learnt a new phrase, typically in a mail:
'Bryn, please *reach out* to soandso'

New one on me, what does it mean, where does it come from?
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Re: English Language - what "Does your head in" ??

Postby cyclemad » 11 Jul 2019, 6:01pm

this may have been mentioned so apologies to those concerned.....but what really grinds my gears is the use of the word LIKE.....in every full / part sentence.......WHY ??????????????????

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Re: English Language - what "Does your head in" ??

Postby Bmblbzzz » 11 Jul 2019, 8:11pm

brynpoeth wrote:Been working with Americans again, learnt a new phrase, typically in a mail:
'Bryn, please *reach out* to soandso'

New one on me, what does it mean, where does it come from?

Contact, communicate with, send an email to...

cyclemad wrote:this may have been mentioned so apologies to those concerned.....but what really grinds my gears is the use of the word LIKE.....in every full / part sentence.......WHY ??????????????????

Because we're like not sure.