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    Are these sentences natural? June 13

    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. This seems like a Déjà vu of 2006.

    2. On the first blush it looks good.

    3. Please don’t be announced yet, please don’t be announced yet. ( I said this to myself when I got late for an appointment and I was hoping that they did not announce my number yet)

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    MG.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? June 13

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. This seems like a Déjà vu of 2006.

    2. On the first blush it looks good.

    3. Please don’t be announced yet, please don’t be announced yet. ( I said this to myself when I got late for an appointment and I was hoping that they did not announce my number yet)

    Thanks,
    MG.
    #1 OK, but in popular usage "a" is not necessary.
    #2 OK, but, again, in popular usage "the" is not necessary.
    #3 OK.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? June 13

    billmcd,

    Thanks.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? June 13

    You don't need to capitalise déjà vu.

    Rover

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