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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    Is this sentence correct:

    "I am reading a scientific book as entertainment."

    Does it imply that the book is in itself an entertaining book?

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    Re: as

    It's OK, but you could also say 'for entertainment' or, better in my opinion, 'for pleasure'. It doesn't necessarily mean that the book would be considered entertaining by all readers.
    Last edited by Tdol; 27-Dec-2004 at 03:48. Reason: typo

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    Re: as

    Thanks a lot TDOL.

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