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Renting, as opposed to leasing

English translation: temporary relationship as opposed to long-term relationship

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11:25 Nov 3, 2003
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Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: Renting, as opposed to leasing
She broke up with her boyfriend. Actually, make that, she broke up with Edward, her rental unit. Renting, a opposed to leasing, is a common affliction among us over twenty fives todays.
vkan
English translation:temporary relationship as opposed to long-term relationship
Explanation:
They might mean that people have partners for a limited time with no intention to stay together in the long run.

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Note added at 7 mins (2003-11-03 11:32:39 GMT)
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When you rent a car, you return it after a while. When you lease a car, you have the option of oowning it eventually.
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renting, as opposed to leasing
temporary relationship as opposed to long-term relationship


Explanation:
They might mean that people have partners for a limited time with no intention to stay together in the long run.

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Note added at 7 mins (2003-11-03 11:32:39 GMT)
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When you rent a car, you return it after a while. When you lease a car, you have the option of oowning it eventually.

ntext
United States
Local time: 16:04
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Jun 15, 2005 - Changes made by ntext:
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