Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: hang

  1. #1
    peter123 is offline Senior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Arabic
      • Home Country:
      • Malaysia
      • Current Location:
      • Hong Kong
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    823
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default hang

    Hi there,
    Please proofread the following sentence.

    Some students studying abroad will only hang out with friends coming from the same countries, so their foreign languages do not improve.

    tks
    pete

  2. #2
    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Philippines
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Posts
    42,661
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: hang

    hang out with- this sounds a bit too colloquial for the sentence- how about 'socialise with'
    coming from- either 'come from' or just 'from'

Similar Threads

  1. [Idiom] about Hang Up
    By tubaerkilic in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 30-Mar-2009, 20:22
  2. [General] hang out in front=?
    By thedaffodils in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 25-Jan-2009, 12:34
  3. hang his coat "from"?
    By redgiant in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-Sep-2008, 16:47
  4. He was ready to hang up to drop the bomb.
    By Brightsun in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14-Feb-2007, 14:52

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •