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    #1

    how ... is like

    Can we say:"Readers can build up a clear idea of how a formal business letter should be like after reading these parts."
    We often say like this ,what is the wather like?
    Please help me , thanks.

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    Re: how ... is like

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    Can we say:"Readers can build up a clear idea of how a formal business letter should be like after reading these parts."
    We often say like this ,what is the wather like?
    Please help me , thanks.
    We don't say "How is.....like?"

    The original sentence could say:

    Readers can build up a clear idea/picture of how a formal business letter should look...

    OR

    Readers can build up a clear idea/picture of what a formal business letter should be like...

    OR

    Readers can build up a clear idea/picture of what a formal business letter should look like...
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 15-Jun-2010 at 11:07. Reason: Extra info

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    Re: how ... is like

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    We don't say "How is.....like?"

    The original sentence could say:

    Readers can build up a clear idea/picture of how a formal business letter should look...

    OR

    Readers can build up a clear idea/picture of what a formal business letter should be like...

    OR

    Readers can build up a clear idea/picture of what a formal business letter should look like...
    Thanks for your reply a lot!

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