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    Are these sentences natural? November 21

    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. While most stores in the area are having to be satisfied with less than seasonal sales, we are enjoying a more than 10% growth in sales, thanks to our customer service.

    2. It is not worth his time; he is a Bill Gates ( I was making fun of my friend)

    3. She is in love of her phone. ( I wanted to say that she likes her phone too much)

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? November 21

    hello MG,

    3. Her whole life revolves around her phone. (revolves around is a phrasal verb and it means to have someone or something as the main or most interest or subject). You could simply say "She loves her phone very very much" to exaggerate it with double very informally and natural speaking.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? November 21

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    3. She is in love of with her phone.
    The first two are fine.

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