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    #1

    problem about / problem with

    1. The problem about your English is that you have a limited vocabulary.
    2. The problem with your English is that you have a limited vocabulary.

    Which of the above sentences is correct and natural? Thank you very much.

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    #2

    Re: problem about / problem with

    As an NES but not a teacher, I believe #2 is correct and natural. I would not use "about" in that context.

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    R21

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