Manuel in Hell

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Hello.

My name is Manuel.

Present Simple Tense

I am in Hell.

I live in Hell.

I work in Hell.

I have a job.

I have a job and I work in Hell.

Past Simple Tense

Before I did not have a job.

Before I did not have a job but now I have a job.

Before I did not have a job but now I have a job in Hell.

I work in Hell.

There was a lot of unemployment.

There were austerity measures.

Vocabulary

austerity – austere

What kind of job do you have, Manuel?

I burn people.

I have a job and I burn people.

Have you ever been burned?

Literal and Figurative Meaning

Note the idiom:

Have you ever been burned?

It can mean:

Have you ever been ripped off in a scam?

Have you ever had a bad experience?

or

Have you ever literally been burned in a fire?

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