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Old 17 November 2010, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by DemonWolf
Nope. While she is at school she is not working her actress job, she is working her student job.
If someone is a professional actor, it is not inaccurate to say "he/she is an actor" regardless of what setting they happen to be in. Thus, there is no reason to correct someone for saying so. When I get home from work at the end of the day, I'm not unemployed. I'm still a computer programmer; I'm just not at work. If Peyton Manning gives an interview in the offseason, he's still the starting quarterback for Indianapolis, and it would not be proper to correct someone who says that he is.

So, when we're discussing a professional actor who is at school, it is not wrong to say "he/she is an actor," any more than it would be wrong to say "he/she is a parent" about someone who is at work and not with his/her child. So I don't see why diddy's comment should be corrected.
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