Common Saying: "……news spread faster than a forest fire………"
I thought his speech was his way of getting whatever bothered him off his chest.
"But Vargas begins to lay the groundwork for it, here comes Abad, complaining."
Abad immediately starts complaining the moment Vargas begins laying the groundwork.
Regular English: I will meet you on Main Street as soon as possible to give you the DVD.
Pinoybonics: This is to request that checks will correspondingly be issued to IBM.
Regular English: Issue checks to IBM.
English:"……news spread faster than a forest fire "……….a bullet train does not spread
Pinoybonics: "..which only proves that in haste, there is error."
English: "...which only proves in haste there is waste." ...the pinoybonics writer made up his own saying.
This is what it means: Ricky said the shop denied responsibility. The police found the car days later stripped bare.
Pinoybonics: Would have the shop given my friend a swift disavowal if he weren’t Filipino? Without a blink, the response would be a big no. Maybe I’m naïve but I believe that even among ourselves we discriminate. Stories like my friend’s continue to abound in our midst. It becomes more disheartening if the pain came from a Filipino business you would normally trust.
This is what it means: My friend was treated differently because he is a Filipino. We discriminate amongst ourselves. My friend's story is common. It just makes it much worse if the discrimination is practiced by a countryman whom you would normally trust.
Pinoybonics: Rillera said most often, we are told to patronize our own products and the businesses of our countrymen. Yet when things go wrong, we are shoved away to silence and treated differently as if we were a trouble maker. Isn’t this an oxymoron like when someone says working vacation?
Meaning: Sorry I don't know what it means.
5)Pinoybonics: The government helpless and the people almost apathetic. 6)Pinoybonics: I rant and rage. I rant because I feel like it. I rage yet I fear I might be misunderstood.
CORRECT ENGLISH: "The trip was very long and tiring, making me wish that the supersonic planes flying the european routes also flew in Asia."