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    Smile No matter whether you are a boy or a girl,

    No matter whether you are a boy or a girl, you are bound to like it.
    No matter you are a boy or a girl, you are bound to like it.



    Which of the above two sounds better to you and why? Thanks.

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    Re: No matter whether you are a boy or a girl,

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    No matter whether you are a boy or a girl, you are bound to like it.
    No matter you are a boy or a girl, you are bound to like it.



    Which of the above two sounds better to you and why? Thanks.
    The first one definitely sounds better, because without "whether" it is and sounds incomplete.

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    Re: No matter whether you are a boy or a girl,

    Thanks, 2006, for your reply.
    What about the following?

    Whether you are a boy or a girl, you are bound to like it.

    Will it sound best if I reword it as the above?

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    Re: No matter whether you are a boy or a girl,

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Thanks, 2006, for your reply.
    What about the following?

    Whether you are a boy or a girl, you are bound to like it.

    Will it sound best if I reword it as the above?
    This sentence is very good, as you have eliminated the unnecessary words "no matter".

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    Re: No matter whether you are a boy or a girl,

    Thanks, 2006, for the reply again.

    Of the three sentences, which one sounds best to you? Thanks.

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    #6

    Re: No matter whether you are a boy or a girl,

    the last one

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