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    Default Feel secure

    1: Have you arrived home safely yet?
    2: Yes, I have.

    - To keep answering to 2 , I may say like one of these sentences, correct?

    "1: Now I feel secure to go to bed."
    "1: Now I feel secure to be off to bed."

    Thanks so much to Teachers and other members!

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    Quote Originally Posted by namloan View Post
    1: Have you arrived home safely yet?
    2: Yes, I have.

    - To keep answering to 2 , I may say like one of these sentences, correct?

    "1: Now I feel secure to go to bed."
    "1: Now I feel secure to be off to bed."

    Thanks so much to Teachers and other members!
    They are both a little odd.

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    Default Re: Feel secure

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    They are both a little odd.
    Yes, they are.

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    Default Re: Feel secure

    Dear Bhaisahab and Rover_KE!

    - Person 2 is a boyfriend cannot go to bed, he doesn't feel secure because he doesn't know whether person 1 (a girlfriend) has come home safely or not, that's why I wrote : "1: Now I feel secure to go to bed." "1: Now I feel secure to be off to bed.". Is that clear now, Teachers? :)

    Thanks a lot!

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    Default Re: Feel secure

    The whole "I feel secure" thing seems strange.
    But in my opinion the second one is the worst.
    You can eventually go with the first one, I guess. But still, it seems...um I won't say wrong, but definitely an unusual way to say that you're going to bed knowing that your girlfriend is alright.


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    Default Re: Feel secure

    Now that I am no longer anxious about your safety, I can go to bed.
    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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