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    #1

    report back

    If you see any mistakes in the following sentences, can I have your comments?

    ( teacher to students)

    Ask the questions on page XX to 3 differnt persons and report back what you have found out to the whole class .

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    Re: report back

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    If you see any mistakes in the following sentences, can I have your comments?

    ( teacher to students)

    Ask the questions on page XX to 3 different people and report back what you have found out to the whole class.

    We very rarely use the plural "persons". In almost all cases, "people" is the safer choice.

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    Re: report back

    Some of us prefer "persons".

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