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    have no other choice except do sth

    We have no other choice except do what the client wants. This sentence is taken from a grammar book by three American writers and sounds formal. Is the construction 'have no choice but to do sth' more often used?
    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: have no other choice except do sth

    Hi Joham

    As a NES (UKE), but not a teacher, I would personally prefer "have no choice but to do sth" but would have no problem with "have no other choice except to do....".

    Hope this helps
    R21

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