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How were you disciplined as a child – part 2

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Spanking DID NOT work.  I could have cared less…because I would repeat the behavior in a heartbeat. I won’t spank none of my children. I will taking away privileges setting a time limit to discipline my children.

 

** In a heartbeat [Phrase]

= very quickly, without delay

= “in the blink of an eye”

= “in a second”

<< immediately, at once, right away, instantly >>

 

Ex1. Ooh, I miss you in a heartbeat

Ex2. Things can change in a heartbeat

Ex3. I will be home in a heartbeat

 

** Privileges [n]

= a special advantage that is given to someone

 

Ex4. He had no special privileges and was treated like other prisoner

Ex5: Hanging out in the zoo was one of the privileges which I gave to my children yesterday

Ex6. Healthcare should be a right, not a privileges


 

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