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    Default Please need sentence correction

    Hi teachers,
    Could you tell me which one is better please? Is there a better one?
    a) I hope the meeting was fine.
    b) I hope the meeting went fine.

    Thanks in advance
    Last edited by learning54; 03-Feb-2012 at 12:11.

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    Default Re: Please need sentence correction

    Quote Originally Posted by learning54 View Post
    Hi teachers,
    Could you tell me which one is better please? Is there a better one?
    a) I hope the meeting was fine.
    b) I hope the meeting went fine.

    Thanks in advance
    * Not a teacher

    Both are OK, but I would use well in the second one.

    The meeting went well. - (this is what I would say)

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    Default Re: Please need sentence correction

    Hi,
    Thank you for your reply. Of course an 'adverb'. It is modifying the verb 'went'.

    Best,
    L54

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    Default Re: Please need sentence correction

    Quote Originally Posted by learning54 View Post
    Hi,
    Thank you for your reply. Of course an 'adverb'. It is modifying the verb 'went'.

    Best,
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    Fine would work just fine, but well sounds more natural to me.

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    Default Re: Please need sentence correction

    Usually when someone asks if the meeting went well, they are asking if the meeting was smoothly run, productive or successful..

    But people can say it was a fine meeting.(enjoyable)

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