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    Are these sentences natural? March 30

    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. Sorry, I lost the track of time.

    2. So, which side is going to be the platform?

    3. I donít get you. ( I said when I didnít understand what the other person was telling me)

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    MG.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? March 30

    1. Delete the "the."
    2. I"m not sure what that means. Do you mean "Where is the platform going?"
    3. Maybe, but "I don't follow you" may be a better choice.
    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: Are these sentences natural? March 30

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    2. So, which side is going to be the platform?
    On which side is the platform going to be? (said as the train is approaching the station)

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? March 30

    Or. . .

    1. Sorry, I lost track of the time.

    Rover

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