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    Is this sentence correct ?

    Sentence: "They need to be strong they are way too polite in addressing their rivals"


    My question/doubts: What does "way too polite" means, isn't it an example of wrong usage of the word "way" ? Second, is this sentence grammatically correct in using in preposition ? Wouldn't it be better to use "when it comes to"in place of in ?



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    Re: Is this sentence correct ?

    Quote Originally Posted by razer View Post
    Sentence: "They need to be strong they are way too polite in addressing their rivals"


    My question/doubts: What does "way too polite" means, isn't it an example of wrong usage of the word "way" ? Second, is this sentence grammatically correct in using in preposition ? Wouldn't it be better to use "when it comes to"in place of in ?



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    Either "in" or "when it comes to" are correct. I would use "far" or "much" instead of "way", in my opinion "way" is wrong but I'm sure that there will be Americans who disagree.

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    Re: Is this sentence correct ?

    Thanks for your reply. I also think our Americans friends would disagree on the usage of the word way as an 'intensifier' but I'll go with you since I'm an admirer of Queen's English

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