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    Post formal and informal language

    Which one is formal and which one is informal?

    1.totally opposed to
    2.throughly approve of
    3.I'm all for
    4.I'm a great supporter of
    5.don't approve of
    6. dead against
    7.all for

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    Avalon is offline Member
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    Default Re: formal and informal language

    Hard to tell, but IŽd say that numbers 3, 6 and 7 are informal while the others are more formal...

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    Default Re: formal and informal language

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    Any of them could be used during a business meeting, for example. So, I wouldn't categorize them simply as "formal" vs "informal". Instead I'd just say that some tend to sound somewhat less formal/more informal than others. I agree with Avalon's take on things.
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    Just a little additional spelling note: thoroughly
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