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    how to use "consider" in a sentence

    Hello, teachers

    Among
    1) I consider her as my best friend.
    2) I consider her to be my best friend.
    3) I consider her my best friend.

    I'd really like to know which one is grammatically correct.

    And if all the sentences are correct, which one is the most frequently used?

    Thank you in advance.

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    #2

    Re: how to use "consider" in a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by norae99 View Post
    Hello, teachers

    Among
    1) I consider her as my best friend.
    2) I consider her to be my best friend.
    3) I consider her my best friend.

    I'd really like to know which one is grammatically correct.

    And if all the sentences are correct, which one is the most frequently used?

    Thank you in advance.
    2 and 3 are both OK and commonly used. 1 is not natural English.

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    #3

    Re: how to use "consider" in a sentence

    1) I consider her as my best friend.
    2) I consider her to be my best friend.
    3) I consider her my best friend.
    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    2 and 3 are both OK and commonly used. 1 is not natural English.
    Why is #1 not natural English, please?


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    #4

    Re: how to use "consider" in a sentence

    Because we don't say "I consider something as ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: how to use "consider" in a sentence

    Thank you very much.

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