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    Re: See as state verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Enchanter View Post
    Why?
    You'd be amazed how many times users on this forum claim that "various textbooks" state XYZ, yet it turns out that it was actually one textbook which none of us has heard of, was written by a non-native speaker and is full of errors.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: See as state verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Enchanter View Post
    I don't think the student would be satisfied with any of the hand-waving style answers posted in this thread. I really, really don't. Sorry.
    The people who have responded to your question have given you excellent answers. The simple fact is that educated native speakers use the verb in the way you think is incorrect. If you cannot explain that to your students, the fault lies with you. Rudeness is not the answer.

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