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    #1

    Poor health!

    Which one is correct?

    My father's health is quite delicate/poor.

    My father is in poor health.

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    Re: Poor health!

    Are all these questions that you are posting part of a homework assignment?

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    Re: Poor health!


    No it is not. Actually I have grauduated in 2010. This is a part of a traslation or rather a subtitling personal activity I am working on.

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    Re: Poor health!

    My father's health is quite delicate does not sound very natural to me, though My father is in delicate health is possible.

    My father's health is quite poor is possible, but My father is in poor health is the one that sounds most natural to me.

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