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Looking for a housemate

Single ensuite room available in our lovely three-bedroom house in Didsbury. Five-minute walk from city centre. Move in from 1 June. Shared kitchen and living room with two female housemates, no parking, £600 a month excluding bills. No pets. Contact 07890 123456 for viewing.

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Submitted by Hilma on Mon, 10/02/2020 - 22:04

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I have experience of both. I think it is better to share a house with a person. I like discussing with persons, i feel anxious when i am alone.

Submitted by samsajjadj7 on Fri, 07/02/2020 - 19:37

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No i don't, If it's not necessary but i love to live with family. And yes i have experience of both . It's good if roommate or housemates are nice otherwise it's not really good. Sharing is more economical and social.

Submitted by shwe yi lin on Thu, 06/02/2020 - 17:11

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Single ensuit room with three bed room in a house.Shared kitchen and living room.Near busstop walking from house.Rent $200 per month excluding bills.

Submitted by Vidyasagar on Fri, 24/01/2020 - 04:06

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I live with my parents. I never have lived alone. Either i shared room with friends or lived with my parents.

Submitted by MaryaSun on Mon, 20/01/2020 - 14:29

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actually i am living with my parents and my sister. i have never lived alone or with housemates. I think that, if one day i will leave my parant's house, i would like to live with other people, with housemates so i will not be alone and expecially i can lear another cultures and have a new friends and i can spent time with them and not alone.

Submitted by Ai Nguyen on Thu, 26/12/2019 - 05:59

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I used to share a house and live alone also. In the university time, I shared a house with 3 female housemates. There was one girl who never do the cleanning work. It really annoyed me. So when I got a job, I decided to live alone in a rented room. It was comfortable, however, it was boring because I had no one to talk with. After I got marriged, I moved to live in an apartment with my husband. It is perfect.

Submitted by masoma123 on Thu, 19/12/2019 - 08:23

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I don't like share my house with strange people , because different persons have different moral and I don't know that I can share anything with them .

Submitted by fakiolas on Sun, 08/12/2019 - 19:54

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when I was a teenager I loved sharing my house with others, but nowadays I get married so it's no possible and it's no easy to understand the cultures and behaviors of each other. Sharing the kitchen now it will be a disaster.

Submitted by elit.sw on Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:25

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as a teenager I was extrovert, but in my adult life I became more of a deep thinker who had a very hard time to understand others behavior, so I decided to have more alone time. now I really prefer to spent more time in solitude and want to be alone.

Submitted by babosanay on Wed, 04/12/2019 - 01:17

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I prefer to live alone. Because I am a married man and live with my lovely wife & two kid boys. ;-)

Submitted by honghanh on Tue, 26/11/2019 - 11:20

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Currently, i prefer to shared a house. Because, this make me saving my money and felling happy when have many people.

Submitted by le van son on Thu, 14/11/2019 - 16:13

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I prefer to live alone. Because I don't want to have a conflict with other people. however, share house help save money.

Submitted by Laura390 on Sat, 09/11/2019 - 16:12

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I never have lived alone, but I prefer my privacy

Submitted by Dariusz on Sun, 03/11/2019 - 01:50

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I don't like share a house or flat with stranger. Basicly I'm not very sociable person so I prefer live alone. It's simplier. I can do what I want and there aren't any handicap from housemate.

Submitted by Rodrigo Andres on Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:29

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At the moment I live with my parents, but i'd prefer live alone because i want to break free from them. so i prefer live alone.

Submitted by HRN1970 on Tue, 29/10/2019 - 16:02

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Living with other people who have common or consistent personalities with you could be useful, and helpful for costs, too. Any way you should have a private area for yourself to be alone sometimes.
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Submitted by hoailinh on Fri, 25/10/2019 - 03:14

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To be honest, I prefer live alone. Because I love quiet and freedom. When I live alone I can do everything I love without fear of disturbing other people. I can cook my favourite food, play the music ewith out loud, get up late, etc... But now I don't have enough money to live alone. When I enough money I will move in a single ensuite room near center city.
I really like to live alone. I can not share my living room or kitchen with other people. I'd like to cook my food to my own kitchen. also it is hard for me that tallorate other people

Submitted by IGOR MELO on Fri, 18/10/2019 - 15:06

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I really like to live alone. I already lived for 5 years in boarding school, and I don't liked.
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Submitted by ROBERTORIVAS on Fri, 11/10/2019 - 15:54

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Generally speaking, there are people who love sharing their space with others, both can learn a lot. I´d like to live with a housemate, why not?
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Submitted by Cheeseontop on Sun, 06/10/2019 - 12:59

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To be honest I really enjoy living alone I don’t feel bored or isolated at all. Also, there are so many reason why I don’t want to live with stranger. Just imagine they bring their friends have a party overnight, turn on music, talk and laugh loudly and they don’t clean the house even we accepted by fair rule to live together in a house at the first time however they skip the rules sometimes and blame for what else reason. It wears me out to live with a housemate like that.

Submitted by alkamel81 on Tue, 01/10/2019 - 14:54

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I prefer to live alone.
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Submitted by Magedelabd on Sat, 28/09/2019 - 15:21

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I prefer to live a lone . Because the most of the time everybody has his own personality which sometimes does not match mine . Like some people like to sleep late and the others sleep early .......etc .

Submitted by Ola Jamal on Tue, 24/09/2019 - 17:00

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For my entire life I have lived with my family. I want to tray to live alone and see how it will be. I think it will be challenging but also interesting.

Submitted by ahmad enabosey on Sat, 14/09/2019 - 13:15

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i prefer to live with mate in room , i'm social person so i need someone stay with to have fun , i don't like pet animal .

Submitted by Mahfuzur Rahman on Wed, 11/09/2019 - 06:35

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I prefer to share a house with some friendly guys. Where we can make our living in a fun way. In a shared house, Everyone learns how to consider or sacrifice with others, friends can do something when someone is sick or has some difficulties, you can learn how to take challenge and enjoy with different culture and behavior.
Yes, if we shared the kitchen and living room with others, we must consider the housemate's feelings, maybe they come from a different country, have different cultures, life experiences, and living behaviors.
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Submitted by ValeriaGutierrez on Tue, 10/09/2019 - 17:53

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I think that sharing a house is cheaper and also allows you to talk with other people, maybe people from other countries. But if it's about settle down somewhere, the definitely answer is to have a place where to live alone and be more comfortable.

Submitted by Heymar on Mon, 02/09/2019 - 03:48

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I prefer to live alone in my room because i feel more freedom and comfortable

Submitted by aliyazdan on Sun, 01/09/2019 - 10:53

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When there are several separate room at home for each person, I prefer share flat instead of alone live. Personal room is neccessry for study and rest . Some advantage of Share flat are decrease cost of rent, bills,..etc. also you can talk toghrther in free time.

Submitted by Ola Jamal on Thu, 22/08/2019 - 19:29

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Hello, Five-minute walk from city center. Ten minutes by bus from the university. Why did they add "s" for "minute" in the second sentence and did not add it in the first one?
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Submitted by Peter M. on Tue, 27/08/2019 - 07:59

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Hello Ola Jamal,

We do not use a hypen when we have a number followed by a noun:

The meeting took five minutes.

The journey lasts two hours.

He is two metres tall.

 

However, when we put a number and a noun together and use them as a compound adjective before a noun then we use a hyphen and do not make the noun plural:

It was a five-minute meeting.

It is a two-hour journey.

He's a two-metre tall man.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by Francis Feng on Wed, 25/09/2019 - 08:11

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In the phrase "five-minute walk", "five-minute" is considered as a combination adjective word, generally, use the singular form. but "ten minutes" are comprised the numerals and measure words, so it's adopted the plural form.
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Submitted by funnylearn on Wed, 14/08/2019 - 09:18

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I prefer to live alone. I can do anything I want, I have some secrets of life. And sometime you do the crazy thing it's not influence to anyone ^^

Submitted by Huyen on Tue, 13/08/2019 - 16:17

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I prefer living alone to share a house. Living alone makes me independent and comfortable. Do not share with other people. Do anything you like, enjoy anything you have is the best.

Submitted by Toanrt on Tue, 06/08/2019 - 15:29

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living alone totally cause I don't like small talks between people and need almost all of the time being alone for works and having fun ^^

Submitted by shalliirda on Mon, 05/08/2019 - 15:29

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i prefer live alone because sometimes i like the quiet atmosphere. and also i can do whatever i want without being distrubing by others. but if my friends want to stay a few night, I will gladly allow it!

Submitted by Muhammad Faroo… on Sun, 04/08/2019 - 08:32

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I prefer to live alone, if I will afford, other wise I want to share my room.

Submitted by Santika on Thu, 01/08/2019 - 10:00

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If I were single, I prefer live alone in one house. But if I can not afford a small flat or house with one bedroom, I prefer to rent a room in a house with females that also singles with shared kitchen and living room. But if I have to, it's OK also to share bathroom too. The fourth choice is to rent an ensuite room in a house with male and female with shared kitchen and living room. I ever rent a room with male and female with shared living room and bathroom. No kitchen available. The house located in calm and save neighborhood where mostly stable family live there, children going to school, father going for work and mother take care their house. My male and female room mates are going to school and day-working worker. The host live in the same house at different area. They are old couple.

Submitted by Dimpy on Thu, 25/07/2019 - 10:10

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Although I prefer to live alone but if I have to share a three-bedroom house with two female housemates then I will gladly do it.

Submitted by cittàutopica on Tue, 23/07/2019 - 20:10

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Do you prefer to share a house or live alone? I experienced living together with two colleagues and it went easily.

Submitted by ali328 on Tue, 23/07/2019 - 06:33

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I don't like to share a house. I really like to live alone. I like to spend time with my friends, but I like to live alone.

Submitted by Matthew S on Sat, 20/07/2019 - 21:36

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I prefer to share my house mostly because I don't like being alone, since I like having someone to talk to.

Submitted by Lameed Mohamed on Sat, 20/07/2019 - 15:25

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I think living alone is a little bit hard and scary .. U can't handle with everythings and of course presence of a housemate is helpful and funny ..

Submitted by ayusisi on Fri, 19/07/2019 - 12:45

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I prefer to live alone in an ensuite room instead of share with other people. But I want there is someone else around me in another room. I can do anything that I like without disturbing and annoying other people. I can sing loudly because I really like singing.

Submitted by Aminaliban on Thu, 18/07/2019 - 11:48

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I prefer to live alone. Because when I sleeping or praying I like my around to be silent or even if I whant to talk to my friends over the phone.

Submitted by Julia Rahma on Thu, 18/07/2019 - 03:51

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I prefer living alone so i can do many things without disturbing anyone and also have a privacy if i living alone, but now i can't living alone cause i still underage

Submitted by musab on Wed, 17/07/2019 - 10:56

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i prefer to live alone unfortunately i dont have enough money for that so i have to find a housemate for living

Submitted by Tử Dương on Wed, 17/07/2019 - 08:30

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I prefer to share my house with a pretty girl!