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    Default what is the mistake?

    Please tell me what is the mistake in this exchange:

    "Is John ill? He's lost a lot of weight."
    "Yes, he is rather slender these days, isn't he?"


    Is it the comma after "days"? Can you expain your answer to me?

    Thank you.

    Rebecca

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    Default Re: what is the mistake?

    It's 'slender', which is a positive word. Try 'thin'.

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