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    "I'm against the behavior that many students enjoy listening to music whild doing other things."

    Is the underlined "that" correctly used here? Can "behavior" be used in an appositive clause?

    Thanks for your help!

    Jason

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    Default Re: behavior

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    "I'm against the behavior that many students enjoy listening to music whild doing other things."

    Is the underlined "that" correctly used here? Can "behavior" be used in an appositive clause?

    Thanks for your help!

    Jason
    It's not a natural use of "behaviour" (BrE spelling).

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    Default Re: behavior

    So what is the natural use of "behaviour" in this sentence? Can you help correct it?

    Thanks again!

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    Default Re: behavior

    I don't know why you want to use 'behaviour' at all.

    'I'm against students listening to music while doing other things.'

    Rover

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