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  1. hujail's Avatar
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    -wise ending

    While i am writing my SOP i thought of using "experience-wise' as a transition phrase instead of using the usual phrase "in terms of experience".

    Does it mean the same or it sounds weird?

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    Re: -wise ending

    Hi, and welcome.

    To me, it means the same, but using the -wise ending can be considered informal. If it fits your setting, go ahead and use it.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: -wise ending

    Thanks barb,

    I am not going to use it since this is a formal writing.

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    Re: -wise ending

    Quote Originally Posted by hujail View Post
    Thanks barb,

    I am not going to use it since this is a formal writing.
    That's a wise decision.

    Rover

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    Re: -wise ending

    I, too, agree with your decision for formal writing. In conversation it would be fine, though.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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