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    Are these sentences natural? Jan 30


    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. It is screening in the sense of screening applicants and not in the sense of screening a movie.

    2. Which position does he play at? ( I was asking about a soccer player)

    3. If you did the easy problems first and got stuck at a difficult one you would okay, but the otherwise is not true.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? Jan 30

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. It is screening in the sense of screening applicants and not in the sense of screening a movie. OK

    2. Which (or "what") position does he play at? ( I was asking about a soccer player) Aside from the rule (frequently ignored) of never ending a question with a preposition, using "at" here sounds clumsy.

    3. If you did the easy problems first and got stuck at a difficult one you would be okay, but the otherwise reverse is not true.

    Thanks,
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    Re: Are these sentences natural? Jan 30

    Thanks Billcmd.

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