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Does this phrase still work today?



Hi, teacher,

I have a question regarding the phrase below.

"He went in cold to Mexico knowing no Spanish."

 Is this phrase still usable nowadays?

Or too old-fashoned that no body uses this any more?

I appreciate your help.   



07:28 AM Mar 22 2009 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

No, this phrase is not old-fashioned, Yuka. It may not be extremely common, but you can definitely still use it today. 

Thanks for your question!


06:52 PM Mar 23 2009 |

Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

It means do something without any preparation or prior knowledge about it.




08:31 PM Mar 25 2009 |