Re: CHAT: Dutch dictionary recommendations?
|From:||Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 7, 2003, 17:27|
--- John Cowan skrzypszy:
> He's pulling your leg. In English "occasionally" means "on some occasions
> but not others".
Ah, I see! I should have seen that immediately. Thank you, John.
> You probably wanted "coincidentally" or "as it happens" or some such.
Indeed. That's what happens when you copy expressions from your native language
straightly into English (though I don't even remember what the "original"
"Originality is the art of concealing your source." - Franklin P. Jones
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