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Offline Xiteru

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It is foggy and this is foggy
« on: January 11, 2015, 12:54:29 pm »
Hi all

First of all I have to say that I'm not a native speaker so sorry in advance with my possible mistakes.

I had a strong grammar discussion/fight about the right use of this sentences regarding metheorological fenomena.

The situation is: getting out from the metro and wondering about the weather and said "This is foggy"

For my non speaker ears this was really weird and I said: No, this is not foggy "It is foggy"

The person who said that is a Taiwanese who spent 10 years in US. I thought my sentence was more correct and her sentences it's maybe in use but to colloquial technically wrong to use it in that situation.

I wanna know if I'm wrong.

Thanks guys

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Re: It is foggy and this is foggy
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2015, 02:35:24 pm »
Welcome Xiteru.

I would certainly use "it". I would probably say something: Oh! It's foggy.
Best wishes,

Duncan

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Re: It is foggy and this is foggy
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2015, 11:07:05 pm »
Yes, I agree. It is foggy.
And there is no need to apologise for your mistakes. Imagine the mistakes we would make in writing your native language!
We are here to help.  :)