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    How often/How many times

    One of my students found this sentence in her book & asked me about it. Is this sentence correct?

    How often have you been to London?

    I think it should be either of these, but I could be wrong:

    How many times have you been to London?
    How often do you go to London?

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    Re: How often/How many times

    It's the kind of thing you might hear in a conversation, but I wouldn't use it in a textbook; I would use one of yours.
    Last edited by Tdol; 01-Nov-2007 at 09:45. Reason: typos

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    Question Re: How often/How many times

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's the kind of thing you might here in a conversation, nut I wouldn't use it in a textbook; I would use one of yours.
    Dear Tdol, What do you mean by here and nut in your writing?

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    Re: How often/How many times

    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Dear Tdol, What do you mean by here and nut in your writing?
    It should be hear and but.

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    Re: How often/How many times

    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    It should be hear and but.
    You are write there it should be hear and nut should be but
    that is write .

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    Re: How often/How many times

    Quote Originally Posted by uslove33 View Post
    You are write there it should be hear and nut should be but
    that is write .
    You are right. That is right. (not "write")

    "write" is a verb, as in 'Write your name on this sheet of paper.

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