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    Default Is this American? "the situation invited me to do so"

    Hi!

    I have a question concerning an expression I've tried to translate from Swedish.

    Is this American?:

    "the situation invited me to do so"

    Example: Let's consider I receive a lot of junk email. Then I would say: The situation invited me to be very careful to which mailing list I would subscribe.


    Thank you

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    Default Re: Is this American? "the situation invited me to do so"

    It doesn't sound very natural to me. How about 'the situation made me...'

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