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    Default Re: There are three members in my famiily vs There are four members in my family.

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    I would be far more likely.., Is there a typo? Thanks.
    What do you think the typo is?
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    Default Re: There are three members in my famiily vs There are four members in my family.

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    I would be far more likely to use 'people' rather than 'members. I would be far more likely.., Is there a typo? Thanks.
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    Default Re: There are three members in my famiily vs There are four members in my family.

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    That's a relief. I thought there might be something obvious I just couldn't see.
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    Default Re: There are three members in my famiily vs There are four members in my family.

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    I would be far more likely to use 'people' rather than 'members. I would be far more likely.., Is there a typo? Thanks.
    I thought that it should read "I would far more likely use 'people' rather than 'members'.

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    Default Re: There are three members in my famiily vs There are four members in my family.

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    I thought that it should read "I would far more likely use 'people' rather than 'members'.
    That is a different, though correct, construction.

    I would [far] more likely use ...
    I would be far more likely to use ...
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    Default Re: There are three members in my famiily vs There are four members in my family.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That is a different, though correct, construction.

    I would [far] more likely use ...
    I would be far more likely to use ...
    Thanks, emsr. Do the sentences have the same meaning?

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    Yes.
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