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    Are these sentences natural? Feb 15


    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. I am playing receptionist and project manager this morning.

    2. I take that to mean you are still interested I the opportunity.

    3. What new opportunities are peaking your interest?

    Thanks,
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    Re: Are these sentences natural? Feb 15

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    Hi,

    Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. I am playing receptionist and project manager this morning.

    2. I take that to mean you are still interested in the opportunity.

    3. What new opportunities are peaking your interest?

    Thanks,
    MG.
    The first two are fine. The third one is OK, but it doesn't sound quite right to me.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? Feb 15

    3. What new opportunities are piquing your interest? (Same pronunciation as peaking.)


    pique1

    ▶noun
    a feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one's pride: he left in a fit of pique.

    ▶verb (piques, piquing, piqued)
    1 stimulate (interest or curiosity).
    (Word Reference dictionary)

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