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    To be neat

    A. Whenever she goes to parties, she wears her hair in a ballet bun to be neat.
    B. Whenever she comes to work, she wears a ballet hair bun to be neat so that she can feel comfortable to work.

    - Do the two sentences above have a natural conversational tone?

    Thank you so much

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    Re: To be neat

    Quote Originally Posted by namloan View Post
    A. Whenever she goes to parties, she wears her hair in a ballet bun to be neat.
    B. Whenever she comes to work, she wears a ballet hair bun to be neat so that she can feel comfortable to work.

    - Do the two sentences above have a natural conversational tone?

    Thank you so much
    Sentence 1 is OK although I'm not sure that I would say "to be neat". You can make your hair lok neat, you can be neatly/tidily/smartly dressed but I don't think a person can be neat by doing their hair in a certain way. If you say "She is neat" it suggests that she is very tidy at home and keeps things in order. I would probably say something like "She wears her hair neatly tied in a [ballet] bun when she goes to parties".

    Note: I'm not sure what a ballet bun is. Is it different to a normal bun in the hair?

    Sentence 2 is definitly too long and convoluted to sound natural.

    Maybe "She wears her hair in a bun for work as it's comfortable/ it's a comfortable style".

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    Re: To be neat

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Note: I'm not sure what a ballet bun is. Is it different to a normal bun in the hair?
    I think it means a tight bun, as worn by ballerinas.

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