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    Is it correct to say "I dont like fish because it smells off"?
    Is it correct to say " we are in negotiation"?
    thank you in advance

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    Quote Originally Posted by faezeroshani View Post
    Is it correct to say "I don't like fish because it smells off"? Yes.
    Is it correct to say " We are in negotiation"? Yes.
    Thank you in advance.
    Bhai.

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    Re: questions

    Quote Originally Posted by faezeroshani View Post
    Is it correct to say "I dont like fish because it smells off"?
    Is it correct to say " we are in negotiation"?
    thank you in advance
    Welcome to the forum, faezeroshani.
    In AmE, one rarely uses off in this context. We are more likely to say bad or unpleasant. We might also say that it doesn't smell fresh.

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    Re: questions

    Maybe he just doesn't like the smell of fish? We wouldn't describe that as "off" or non-fresh.

    All fish doesn't smell "off."

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