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    Default Are these sentences natural? Feb 13


    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. Does it happen to you that when you send an email from your phone, it bounces back?

    2. She is one of those people who would clap on seeing someone in pain.

    3. Does it help that two of you are there. ( I was asking a colleague if it is any better than they have hired a new person on their team)

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    Default Re: Are these sentences natural? Feb 13

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. Does it happen to you that when you send an email from your phone, it bounces back?
    I'd say: Does that happen to you, when you send an email from your phone, it bounces back?

    2. She is one of those people who would clap on seeing someone in pain.
    Perfectly fine.

    3. Does it help that two of you are there? ( I was asking a colleague if it is any better than they have hired a new person on their team)
    It's OK, but remember the question marks.

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