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    a sentence hard to understand

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    Re: a sentence hard to understand

    Quote Originally Posted by xiaoerlang View Post
    Since 1989, IELTS has been proven and trusted worldwide to provide a secure, global, authentic and customer-focused test which measures true to life ability to communicate in English.
    what does true to life ability mean?
    Looking forward to hearing from you
    It should be 'true-to-life ability', with "true-to-life" being a compound adjective modify the noun "ability".
    "true-to-life ability" means an ability that's real, practical, and shown to be effective for everyday use.
    This kind of ability will allow you to speak English at a level that will enable you to function in an English-speaking environment.

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