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    Post Failing in your communication


    Pls check this sentence, is the usage of failing appropriate, what does it imply and would a native speaker use it?

    You are failing in your communication.


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    Re: Failing in your communication

    No, I don't believe a native speaker would express himself or herself this way. I am not even sure if I understand exactly what you mean by this sentence because you did not explain the context. I would guess you mean something like this:
    I don't understand what you are trying to tell me.
    I am not sure what you mean.
    I don't know what you are saying.
    "You are failing in your communication." is pretty harsh and too direct in my opinion.
    I hope this helps.

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