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    "Chicken wings came at a realy good I decide to stock up"

    Can we say "stock chiken wings up"?

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    Re: stock up

    Not a teacher only a native.

    'Stock chicken wings up' doesn not sound right. You could say 'Stock up on chicken wings.'

    Also your first sentence doesn't sound right, it should be something like, 'The chicken wings worked out at a really good price, so I decided to stock up on them.' Or, 'I decided to stock up on chicken wings as they worked out at a good price.'

    Hope this helps

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    Re: stock up

    Quote Originally Posted by shroob View Post
    Not a teacher only a native.

    'Stock chicken wings up' doesn not sound right. You could say 'Stock up on chicken wings.'

    Also your first sentence doesn't sound right, it should be something like, 'The chicken wings worked out at a really good price, so I decided to stock up on them.' Or, 'I decided to stock up on chicken wings as they worked out at a good price.'

    Hope this helps
    Can I say "chicken wings worked out at 5.99$"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Can I say "chicken wings worked out at 5.99$"?
    You can say that, but you should write 'chicken wings worked out at $5.99'.

    For that to be a meaningful piece of information, you need to say for how many. They're not $5.99 each, I hope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    You can say that, but you should write 'chicken wings worked out at $5.99'.

    For that to be a meaningful piece of information, you need to say for how many. They're not $5.99 each, I hope.

    Rover
    But I can't say "came at a good price?

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    Re: stock up

    Yes. You can say 'came at a good price'.

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    Re: stock up

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes. You can say 'came at a good price'.
    Which is better and more natural to say "worked out at a good price" or "came at a good price"?

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    Re: stock up

    They've come and worked out at a good price.

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    Re: stock up

    Quote Originally Posted by e2e4 View Post
    They came and worked out at a good price.
    I asked for a word of advice. Perheps anybody else? Are they interchangeable?

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    Re: stock up

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Which is better and more natural to say "worked out at a good price" or "came at a good price"?
    They mean the same. Use either version.

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