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    Default Are these sentences natural? November 24


    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. And you can fill in the blanks as to who those people are.

    2. You have no idea how much heartache this problem has given me.

    3. I don't seem to able to find my itinerary

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    Default Re: Are these sentences natural? November 24

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. And you can fill in the blanks as to who those people are.

    2. You have no idea how much heartache this problem has given me.

    3. I don't seem to able to find my itinerary

    Thanks,
    MG.
    The first one doesn't make much sense to me. The other two are OK.

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    Default Re: Are these sentences natural? November 24

    Thanks bhaisahab.

    1. And you can fill in the blanks as to who those people are.
    doesn't make much sense to me.
    Maybe I should give some context. A colleague was talking about the office politics and he said something like this to avoid naming names. Does it make sense in that context?

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