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    Wink answers for questioning

    Hello!

    When we ask someone about something and we want him or her to choose the suitable variant. How will it sound better? For example: Do you like to wake up early?

    It's me; it's about me; that's for me. Or may be there are better variants I haven't thought of.

    Thank you in advance!

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    Default Re: answers for questioning

    I'm sorry, but I just don't understand your question. Waking up early is something that happens, whether we choose to do it or not. So, if we know someone who does wake up early, we might ask, "Do you like waking up early?" The answer to that is "Yes (, I do)" or " No (, I don't)"
    Last edited by 5jj; 08-Feb-2012 at 18:20. Reason: typo
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    Default Re: answers for questioning

    Quote Originally Posted by lovebats View Post
    Hello!

    When we ask someone about something and we want him or her to choose the suitable variant. How will it sound better? For example: Do you like to wake up early?

    It's me; it's about me; that's for me. Or may be there are better variants I haven't thought of.

    Thank you in advance!
    If you want a reply such as "Yes, that's for me!" or something equally enthusiastic, you would ask "Do you like waking up early?" not "Do you like to wake up early?"

    My version of the question means "Are you enthusiastic about waking up early?" in which case "Oh yes, that's for me!" or something would be much more appropriate.

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