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    jctgf is offline Key Member
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    Default is this sentence fine, please?

    I struggled to remember it but I wasn't able at all.

    Hi,
    Is the sentence above grammatically correct? How would a native say it, please?
    Thanks.

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    Default Re: is this sentence fine, please?

    I struggled to remember it but I wasn't able to.

    (no need for the at all)

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    Default Re: is this sentence fine, please?

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    I struggled to remember it but I wasn't able to.

    (no need for the at all)

    Thanks Susie!
    I used "at all" because I wanted to convey some emphasis. Should I have said "I struggled a lot to remember it but I really wasn't able to."?
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    Default Re: is this sentence fine, please?

    I really struggled, but I just wasn't able to remember a thing.

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