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    Can i Use CONDUCIVE for a personal noun..?
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    Jane is conducive to students' interaction.

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    Default Re: Use of Conducive

    Quote Originally Posted by Shad View Post
    Can i Use CONDUCIVE for a personal noun..?
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    Jane is conducive to students' interaction.
    No, you cannot use it here. 'conducive to' refers to a condition or situation of something, not somebody

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    Default Re: Use of Conducive

    Quote Originally Posted by sandhya.sha View Post
    No, you cannot use it here. 'conducive to' refers to a condition or situation of something, not somebody
    Thank you. nice to learn from an Indian. I am indian too.

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    Default Re: Use of Conducive

    You may see 'people are conducive...'.

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    Default Re: Use of Conducive

    yes they are!

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    Default Re: Use of Conducive

    Not always.

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