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    Smile settle for anything less

    The teacher has set such high standards for us that she won't settle for anything less.


    Does the part in bold sound good? Thanks.

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    Re: settle for anything less

    She won't settle for anything less than what?

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    Re: settle for anything less

    Thanks, Barb.
    It's a stand-alone test question, and I think it doesn't sound very good.

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    Re: settle for anything less

    Maybe... She won't settle for less than perfection?

    As I re-read it, it could be "anything less than her high standards." But I'd prefer it to be "and she won't settle for anything less" rather than "that she won't..."

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    Smile Re: settle for anything less

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Maybe... She won't settle for less than perfection ?

    As I re-read it, it could be "anything less than her high standards." But I'd prefer it to be "and she won't settle for anything less" rather than "that she won't..."
    Thanks, Barb.
    I think your interpretation is excellent.

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