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    flytothesky is offline Member
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    Talking He is just a nominal program advisor,

    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?

    A: You look so upset, whatís with you?


    B: I prepared all the documents and applied to program advisor Dr Kim for approval letter.
    It has been 2 weeks Iím waiting but no reply.
    So Iím going his office to meet him face to face.


    A: Hey, you pick the wrong person.
    ⓐDr Kim is just a nominal program advisor,
    ⓑDr Kim is just having the title of program advisor,

    he knows nothing about the process.
    You had better meet Ms. Tina, she actually take care all his job.

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    Default Re: He is just a nominal program advisor,

    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?

    A: You look so upset, whatís with you?
    You look upset, what's up?


    B: I prepared all the documents and applied to program advisor Dr Kim for approval letter.
    I gathered all the documents and sent my application to Dr Kim, asking for an approval letter.
    It has been 2 weeks Iím waiting but no reply.
    I've been waiting for two weeks but I still didn't get any answer.

    So Iím going to his office to meet him face to face.


    A: Hey, you picked the wrong person.
    ⓐDr Kim is just a nominal program advisor,
    ⓑDr Kim is just having the title of program advisor,
    Dr Kim is only a program advisor.

    he knows nothing about the process.
    He doesn't know anything about the process.
    You had better meet Ms. Tina, she actually take care all his job.
    You should meet Ms Tina instead, she's the one taking care of his job.

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    flytothesky is offline Member
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    Default Re: He is just a nominal program advisor,

    Thank you for your help


    There is one thing I really would like to know..

    How to say such a person who do nothing but just have the title.

    Can I say like this? ..

    ⓐ Dr Kim is just the titular program advisor

    ⓑ Dr Kim is just in name only program advisor

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