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    losses in business

    A. Has Keith ever seen anyone jumping down from a building to kill himself or herself because of losses in business?
    B. Did Keith see anyone jump down from a building to kill himself/herself because of suffering heavy losses in business?

    Are these natural to say in conversations?

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    Re: losses in business

    Quote Originally Posted by namloan View Post
    A. Has Keith ever seen anyone jumping down from a building to kill himself or herself because of losses in business?
    B. Did Keith see anyone jump down from a building to kill himself/herself because of suffering heavy losses in business?

    Are these natural to say in conversations?

    Thank you so much
    Yes, they are, mostly. In a conversation, I would use "themself" instead of "himself/herself".
    Also, you "jump off a building", not "down from a building".

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    Re: losses in business

    Quote Originally Posted by namloan View Post
    A. Has Keith ever seen anyone jumping down from a building to kill himself or herself because of losses in business?
    B. Did Keith see anyone jump down from a building to kill himself/herself because of suffering heavy losses in business?

    Are these natural to say in conversations?

    Thank you so much
    Not a teacher only a native.

    As I native I wouldn't exactly say either of those sentences, rather something along these lines:

    Has Keith ever seen anyone jump off a building because of losses in business?

    EDIT: That isn't to say your examples are wrong, just as a native they seem a bit lengthy.

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    Re: losses in business

    Yes, jump from or jump off. You don't jump down. Down takes care of itself.

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