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ask for a english abbreviation

leon ting

Joined: Apr 11, 2004
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what's i.e. mean in a sentence?

i'm a chinese not good at english
Bear Bibeault
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"for example"

The i. e. is for the Latin Id Est.
[ September 27, 2005: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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