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    Cool change channels or the channel

    Hello!

    Can you help me please? Does this sentence make sense? Would it be better to say "changing the channel"?

    "Last night I was changing channels when I saw that horrible scene."

    Thank you very much for your help.
    Will17

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    Default Re: change channels or the channel

    Both are fine, as is 'changing channel'.

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    Default Re: change channels or the channel

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Can you help me please? Does this sentence make sense? Would it be better to say "changing the channel"?

    "Last night I was changing channels when I saw that horrible scene."

    Thank you very much for your help.
    Will17
    I would say that if I was changing one channel to another. Let's say I'm watching CBC and then I change to CTV.

    If I was just going through channels quickly, I'd say I was "channel surfing" or, more likely, "flipping through channels" (this is informal).

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