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    #1

    Wink take a great pleasure OR take great pleasure

    Hi all ,
    I've a few sentences for your correction.
    Which one is correct?
    1.I'd like to take a great pleasure in inviting all of you to this seminar OR
    I'd like to take great pleasure in..
    2. It is (a great pleasure for me/ my great pleasure) to introduce this speaker

    Thanks!

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    Re: take a great pleasure OR take great pleasure

    Which one is correct?
    1.I'd like to take a great pleasure in inviting all of you to this seminar OR
    I'd like to take great pleasure in..
    2. It is (a great pleasure for me/ my great pleasure) to introduce this speaker.



    1) "I take great pleasure in inviting you all to this seminar".
    2) both examples are OK


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    #3

    Re: take a great pleasure OR take great pleasure

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Hello, Mektok:

    1. As JMurray told us, the idiomatic sentence (the way native speakers use the language) is:

    I take great pleasure in ....

    2. I did some googling and was reminded that if you wish to be more "concrete and specific," you could

    say:

    I take a great deal of pleasure in ....

    I think that this shows more enthusiasm and involvement.


    HAVE A NICE DAY!

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