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English Speaker's Mistake Two

Complaining About a Dog

A resident of a flat (an apartment) in the U.K. wrote a letter of complaint about a neighbor's dog. Here is one funny sentence:
"It's the dog's mess that I find hard to swallow."  
Explanation: The problem here is with the expression "hard to swallow". It is an "idiom", which means we should not think about the meaning of each word, but instead we should think of the meaning of the whole expression. This whole expression ("hard to swallow") actually means "hard to accept" or "hard to live with". However, in the case of a dog's mess, we can imagine the person trying to "swallow" it (eat it)! That really WOULD be difficult! (^_^)

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