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    as well as expression

    Dear English Masters,

    Is the below sentence grammatically correct or at least acceptable?

    "I went on a job search as well as studied English."


    thank you ~~

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    Re: as well as expression

    Quote Originally Posted by rainous View Post
    Dear English Masters,

    Is the below sentence grammatically correct or at least acceptable?

    "I went on a job search as well as studied English."


    thank you ~~
    Yes, it's grammatically correct. But it's not a colloquial phrase in this context.
    I assume you're talking about going to England for a month, say, and you're describing what you did there.

    A: "What did you do in England?"
    B: "I went on a job search as well as studied English." Not very good
    B: "I looked for work as well as studied English." Better.

    A "job search" generally is used for something more concentrated, that you might do one morning, or over a few days. You generally don't have time to learn a language while doing a job search.

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