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    Hi teachers,
    Could this be the appropriate question for the statement?
    How long would he like to stay with her?
    He would like to stay with her always.
    Would it be better to say, 'For how long would he like to stay with her?'
    Neither of them?

    Thanks in advance.
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    Default Re: Could this be the appropriate question for the statement?

    How long would he like to stay with her?

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    Default Re: Could this be the appropriate question for the statement?

    Quote Originally Posted by learning54 View Post
    Hi teachers,
    Could this be the appropriate question for the statement?
    How long would he like to stay with her?
    He would like to stay with her always.
    Would it be better to say, 'For how long would he like to stay with her?'
    Neither of them?

    Thanks in advance.
    "How long would he like to stay with her?" would be the most common question. I find "He would like to stay with her always" a little unnatural, possibly old-fashioned. I would use "He would like to stay with her forever".

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    Default Re: Could this be the appropriate question for the statement?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "How long would he like to stay with her?" would be the most common question. I find "He would like to stay with her always" a little unnatural, possibly old-fashioned. I would use "He would like to stay with her forever".
    Hi,
    I totally agree with you. But as usual the thing is that the sentence comes from a CD and I can't change it. Though, thank you very much for your comments, of course.

    Best,
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