I think I'm pretty much done with Malayalam this time around! (Well, as far as posting on UniLang is concerned, anyway
). But getting back to this post:
vijayjohn wrote:I'll make a personal thread,
post on this Malayalee forum I haven't posted on since fucking September,
Hope to finally start doing this today
keep reading this novel (I only have six chapters left!
Haven't done any more of this yet, unfortunately. Our Internet connection died for a few days starting literally the day after I made this post. Now I've had an uninterrupted connection for two days, but I haven't managed to get back into reading this book. Oh, well. I'll probably end up finishing it (much?) earlier than I originally thought I would anyway (i.e. I'll probably finish it well before summer starts
and hopefully watch a few movies
Hope to start doing this, too. Dunno when though.
and actually, um, start reading the news.
Really should do this, but never made any plans for it!
In various languages. Including Malayalam.
Aïe. Let's start with Malayalam first.
(I think that's everything I was planning/hoping to do for Malayalam. Right? I'll go back and check my previous TAC later just to make sure).
Actually, no, not even close
. But I think I'll start with something relatively small like what I just discussed here.
IpseDixit wrote:Thinking about it twice,
I'd say "again" instead of "twice," but I'm not correcting it, because I'm less sure about whether "twice" in that context is ungrammatical than I am about "*thinking it."
I would say it's actually easier than I initially imagined...
I think 99% of the times
I'd say "time."
you just have to use the passato prossimo (99% because I cannot totally exclude that there are some instances where you might need another tense but right now I cannot think of any such example).
(For me, at least, it's not necessary to include "that there are" in that context and in fact sounds odd). You could also say, "I cannot totally exclude the possibility that in some instances, you might..."