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    Default Sentences Feb 3

    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. How is it his business whether I take the bus or walk to the work?

    2. How is he concerned whether I stay or go?

    3. What business is it of yours to want to know where I was last night?

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    Default Re: Sentences Feb 3

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    1. How is it his business whether I take the bus or walk to the work?
    That sound acceptable to me, though I would say, What business is it of his whether...'

    2. How is he concerned whether I stay or go?
    That doesn't sound natural to me. 'How does it concern him whether...'

    3. What business is it of yours to want to know where I was last night?
    I think it would be more natural as:
    What business is it of yours where I was last night?
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