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    Cool criterion of acquisition?

    Hi,

    Is the following sentence correct?

    'I don't know what's his acquisition criterion' In French : 'Critère d'achat'.

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    Re: criterion of acquisition?

    Achat and acquisition have almost the same meaning. The former can be used for shopping and commerce too. Since the phrase is used in a seemingly technical context, we'd better find the exact concept. If it's about language or psychology critère d'acquisition can be good, because we say l'acquisition des langues.

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    #3

    Re: criterion of acquisition?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Is the following sentence correct?

    'I don't know what's his acquisition criterion' In French : 'Critère d'achat'.
    I would not understand this.

    "I don't know what his [word sought] is," by the way, is a more standard word order.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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