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    #1

    the position is well suited to my skills

    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentence does native speaker prefer?

    Sentence1:
    I am sure that the position is well suited to my skills.
    Sentence2:
    I am sure that my skills are well suited to the position.

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: the position is well suited to my skills

    I prefer #2.

    I'm not sure why.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: the position is well suited to my skills

    I think the "why" is because the intended audience is looking for a person to fill his position, not the other way around.

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