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    best subject

    Is the following sentence acceptable?

    Science is a best subject of all subjects.

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    Re: best subject

    No. What are you trying to say?
    • 'Science is every student's favourite subject'?
    • '... their strongest subject' [=the subject that they are 'best at']?
    • 'Science is the most important subject for any student to study'?
    • 'Every student should aspire to studying science'?
    • ... etc etc

    Sorry - it's really not clear what you have in mind.

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    Re: best subject

    Science is my best subject of all subjects.

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    Re: best subject

    A NON-TEACHER'S OPINION


    (1) I think that the problem lies in the word "best."

    (2) "Science is my favorite subject." = I have 6 subjects. The one that I like most is

    science.

    (3) "Science is my most important subject." = I have 6 subjects. Maybe science is

    is my favorite or not my favorite, but I understand that science is the subject that has

    more meaning than history, English, math, nutrition, or public speaking.

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    Re: best subject

    There are those two meanings of 'best' in that context. There is also a third: "Science is the subject I'm best at." Being good at something and enjoying it tend to go together - but not always. For example, I did well at maths, but didn't enjoy it at all.

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