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    doubts about this forum.

    Hello teachers,

    The sentence given below is from this forum.I know that it is grammatically correct but is it technically right? because native speakers cannot add or enable any choice.Only administrator can do it.


    What may activate the task of the native members is adding or enabling the choice where can anyone post a reply and record a voice message at the same time and place.

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    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/c...uggestion.html

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    Re: doubts about this forum.

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    Hello teachers,

    The sentence given below is from this forum.I know that it is grammatically correct but is it technically right? because native speakers cannot add or enable any choice.Only administrator can do it.


    What may activate the task of the native members is adding or enabling the choice where can anyone post a reply and record a voice message at the same time and place.

    The link is..

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/c...uggestion.html
    I don't understand your problem. There are plenty of grammatical errors in the post but it was written by a non-native so that's only to be expected. An administrator then replied saying that they were looking into the possibility of this facility but it is not yet available.

    What do you mean by "it's grammatically correct but is it technically right"?

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    Re: doubts about this forum.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I don't understand your problem. There are plenty of grammatical errors in the post but it was written by a non-native so that's only to be expected. An administrator then replied saying that they were looking into the possibility of this facility but it is not yet available.
    As you said ,madam,it was written by a non-native so that's only to be expected. Since I myself a non native,I thought,at least,the given sentence is grammatically correct.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    IWhat do you mean by "it's grammatically correct but is it technically right"?
    In that sentence it is given that a native speaker can add choice.

    What I understood is: A native speaker can add something new to this forum like creating a chat facility etc.


    I apologize If my understanding of the sentence is completely wrong.

    Thank you.

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    Re: doubts about this forum.

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    As you said ,madam,it was written by a non-native so that's only to be expected. Since I myself a non native,I thought,at least,the given sentence is grammatically correct.



    In that sentence it is given that a native speaker can add choice.

    What I understood is: A native speaker can add something new to this forum like creating a chat facility etc.


    I apologize If my understanding of the sentence is completely wrong.

    Thank you.
    The poster was making a suggestion that perhaps the facility might (in the future) be added so that members can post and also add some kind of voice recording. At least, I think that is what (s)he meant. The moderator who replied said that they were considering this facility but it had some drawbacks. As far as I am aware, this facility is not available on this forum at the present time.

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    Re: doubts about this forum.

    Thank you so much madam. It is so kind of you.

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