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    Hi teachers,
    is this question correct?
    How many per cent of Americans like their hometown?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by learning54 View Post
    Hi teachers,
    is this question correct?
    How many per cent of Americans like their hometown?

    Thanks in advance.
    I would say "What percentage of Americans...?"

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    Default Re: Is this question correct?

    Hi,
    Thank YOU very much. I'm in the middle of a class and it didn't sound very well to me.

    Best,
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    Default Re: Is this question correct?

    Didn't sound very good to you.

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    Default Re: Is this question correct?

    Hi,
    You are right, 'sound' is not an action verb. That's why I have to use 'good' instead of 'well'. Right?

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    Right. It smells good, it sounds good, it tastes good, etc.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Hi,
    Thank you very much for your reply.

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