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    Hello!

    I have a doubt regarding the end of the sentence, can you help me?:

    -"Your new haircut is great. You look 20 !/ You look like you're 20!"

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    up!

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    UP!

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    Re: look younger

    What is your doubt?

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    Re: look younger

    Either one works.

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    Re: look younger

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    I have a doubt regarding the end of the sentence, can you help me?:

    -"Your new haircut is great. You look 20 !/ You look like you're 20!"

    Thank you
    W
    Will17,

    In English the words doubt and question do not have the same meaning.

    "I have a question about this food." This means that I want to know how the food is prepared or what the ingredients are, etc.

    "I have a doubt about this food." This means that I think the food may be spoiled, bad-tasting, or unhealthy.

    Doubt always implies a negative connotation.

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