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    Is this/that normal?

    I'm at the eye doctor and I tell him that I got LASIK a week ago and that I see blurriness in both eyes. And he tells me that it's a common thing among LASIK patients and some even get worse vision after the procedure.

    Should I ask him: "Is this normal?" OR "Is that normal?" Are they interchangeable?

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    Re: Is this/that normal?

    Yes, they are interchangeable.

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    Re: Is this/that normal?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes, they are interchangeable.
    What would an educated native English speaker say?

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    Re: Is this/that normal?

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    What would an educated native English speaker say?
    That they were interchangeable.

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