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    How to express the idea that someone has the luck with the opposite sex? Is the following wording acceptable?
    1. He is popular with girls.
    2. She is popular with boys.

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    Default Re: opposite sex

    Yes, but delete 'the' before 'luck'.

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    Default Re: opposite sex

    Don't forget the other possibilities:

    He is popular with boys.
    She is popular with girls.
    He/she is popular with both boys and girls.

    Remember also that, without context, "popular with" can simply mean that the person makes friends with a lot of people of that sex.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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