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    naturalness in use of English

    Is it natural for a native speaker of this language to produce this sentence?

    He is undoubtedly good enough a guitarist to have made a professional career

    If not, what would it be the most similar example ?

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    Re: naturalness in use of English

    Quote Originally Posted by gigi
    Is it natural for a native speaker of this language to produce this sentence?

    He is undoubtedly good enough a guitarist to have made a professional career

    If not, what would it be the most similar example ?
    I think it is a natural enough sentence. How the sentiment is expressed would, of course, depend on the circumstances. To express that less formally you might say, "He could have been a pro. He's that good!" The sentence in question could be considered an elliptical sentence, thusly: "He is undoubtedly good enough a guitarist to have made a professional career (out of playing the guitar)."

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    He is undoubtedly good enough a guitarist to have made it his career.

    How about this?

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    Re: naturalness in use of English

    That is good.

    :D

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