The English Language

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:41 pm

What is the indicated course of action? who advises it?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:30 am

What's an obscure continuation and how does it differ from an unclear one?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Barry Sandercock » Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:43 am

No difference. Obscure means unclear.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:30 pm

In
we should not embrace Plan B ( 10 points), although objectively it doesn't change the position's evaluation too much.

what does objectively mean?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:13 pm

What does 'quite' mean here:
All these plans are at least quite good for Black, but some are better than others !

I would translate it as very but it seems not fit

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Re: The English Language

Post by Roger de Coverly » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:18 pm

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:13 pm
I would translate it as very but it seems not fit
You are looking for a word or words to mean "slightly good" or "partially good".

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:12 pm

Ne2 followed by h4, Ng3-f5
means Ne2 and immediately after it h4, Ng3-f5 or Ne2 and then..............?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:52 pm

What's the difference between 'unappealing' and 'unappetizing' and 'unattractive'?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Barry Sandercock » Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:55 pm

No real difference.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:21 am

Thanks

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:03 am

What does it mean to say that an endgame arised afetr a 'colorless' middlegame?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Roger de Coverly » Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:10 am

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:03 am
What does it mean to say that an endgame arised afetr a 'colorless' middlegame?
Nothing of consequence happened in the middlegame apart from piece exchanges.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:44 pm

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:10 am
soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:03 am
What does it mean to say that an endgame arised afetr a 'colorless' middlegame?
Nothing of consequence happened in the middlegame apart from piece exchanges.
So mesns a quiet/monotonous middlegame?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:57 pm

What is a drawish game? How does it differ from a drawn one?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:05 am

Even when "drawn" doesn't mean actually agreed drawn, "drawish" is less definitive - there is probably more chance of a decisive result.
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