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    thomas615 is offline Senior Member
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    I wish I had a job like?

    Teacher, is this sentence OK?

    My friend, Xie, works as a translator and she has the opportunity to travel to other countries. I wish I had a job like my friend's.

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    Re: I wish I had a job like?

    I would omit "she."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: I wish I had a job like?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I would omit "she."
    I think "she" is OK. It's not necessary but I would probably use it.

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    Re: I wish I had a job like?

    I agree it's okay, and wouldn't fault it, but I myself would not use it. I'd be strongly tempted to put a comma before "and" if you keep the repeated subject.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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