Doctor, what's wrong with me? I feel tired every time!

If you say this to a doctor then the doctor will think to himself “Every time you do what?” He will begin to imagine frequent scenarios in your life when you feel tired, for example every time you do an IELTS practice test. Are you sure this is what you want to convey?

  Every time in English is more like the Indonesian setiap kali. What you mean to say is all the time:

  • Doctor, what’s wrong with me? I feel tired all the time!

And so, when you want to say it, you should stop and think: Do you actually mean all the time?!


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