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    #1

    Is it fine, please?

    - Do you know where Spadina Station is?
    - Sorry, I don't know but I'm sure it's very near here.


    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Is it fine, please?

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    - Do you know where Spadina Station is?
    - Sorry, I don't know but I'm sure it's very near here.


    Thanks.
    Hi jctgf

    To answer your question: no, it's not fine. The reason being, "I don't know" and "I'm sure" are opposites.

    Try,
    Ex: I don't know exactly where it is, but I have a feeling that / I think that it might be very near here.

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    #3

    Re: Is it fine, please?

    thanks.
    my real concern was about "very near here".
    it seems to be fine, right?
    thanks again.

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