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    Are these sentences natural? December 14


    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. I donít know how to play chess ( Someone asked if I wanted to play chess).

    2. I said this to someone who asked me if I wanted to play pingpong with them.

    3. My thoughts are mostly what john just said.
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    MG.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? December 14

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. I donít know how to play chess ( Someone asked if I wanted to play chess).

    2. I said this to someone who asked me if I wanted to play pingpong with them.

    3. My thoughts are mostly what John just said.
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    Thanks,
    MG.
    They are OK.

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    #3

    Re: Are these sentences natural? December 14

    With #2, I would say "table tennis", not "pingpong".

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    #4

    Re: Are these sentences natural? December 14

    In any event, dictionaries spell it ping-pong or ping pong - not as a single word.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? December 14

    Thanks folks.

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