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Dear Teachers,

1. Your act last night really hurt me, you should have known how to respect me.

- Is this natural?

2. - We are contemplating marriage.

- We are planning for marriage.

- Are these the same meaning?

3. He treats me wonderfully, and waits on me hand and foot.

- What does "waits on me hand and foot" mean here?

4. She is really concerned because there are several PFAs on him.

- What does "PFAs" mean?

5. I have been friends with this guy for eight years.

- I think "a friend" is better than "friends" here, right?

Thanks very much to Teachers,

Stevenukd.
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Hi,

1. Your act last night really hurt me, you should have known how to respect me. Without a context, it's hard to comment. However, 'your act' seems less natural than something like 'what you did'. 'How to respect me' seems a little bit odd, unless the context requires some special kind of respect..

2. - We are contemplating marriage. This means we haven't decided to get married, we are thinking about it.

- We are planning for marriage. This means we have decided.

3. He treats me wonderfully, and waits on me hand and foot.

- What does "waits on me hand and foot" mean here? He serves me completely in every way. 'Wait' here menans 'attend', in the sense that a waiter waits on you in a restaurant.

4. She is really concerned because there are several PFAs on him.

- What does "PFAs" mean? I have no idea.

5. I have been friends with this guy for eight years.

- I think "a friend" is better than "friends" here, right? 'To be friends' is the standard idiomatic expression. It's probably plural because, if I am friends with you, it means we are two friends together.

Best wishes, Clive
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1. Your act last night really hurt me, you should have known how to respect me.

- Is this natural? I think so.

2. - We are contemplating marriage.

- We are planning for marriage.

- Are these the same meaning? No, the first is more tentative, IMO.

3. He treats me wonderfully, and waits on me hand and foot.

- What does "waits on me hand and foot" mean here? being at someone's beck and call:Emotion: smile

4. She is really concerned because there are several PFAs on him.

- What does "PFAs" mean?

http://www.acronymfinder.com
search with: PFA
but I couldn't find anything appropriate, but then I saw Clive's answer which seems to be right and is one of the search results up there

5. I have been friends with this guy for eight years.
- I think "a friend" is better than "friends" here, right? No
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Hi again,

4. She is really concerned because there are several PFAs on him.

- What does "PFAs" mean?

Now I found it:

a Protection From Abuse order -- a decades-old instrument used by the courts primarily to keep men away from women if a judge finds evidence of domestic violence. Judges may grant an emergency 24-hour PFA, followed by a temporary 10-day PFA. After a hearing involving the defendant and his witnesses and lawyer, the judge can issue a "permanent" 18-month PFA.

PFAs don’t result in criminal convictions or jail time. They merely separate two people already married or in a sexual relationship. In an abusive situation, PFAs ideally are the judicial equivalent of preventive medicine.

From here -

http://www.pittsburghcitypaper.ws/archive.cfm?type=Main%20Feature&action=getComplete&ref=2561

Best wishes again, Clive
Dear Clive,

Thanks very much for your help, and I really appreciate it.

Best wishes for you buddy!

Stevenukd.
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 Marius Hancu's reply was promoted to an answer.