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    I have a question about the use of "steadily".

    Hello, teachers.

    I have a question about the use of "steadily". Can you explain the use of 'steadily'?
    Please see the below sentence.
    Does the use of 'steadily' sound awkward in the below sentence, or is it OK?

    I am looking forward to your opinions. Thank you in advance. ^^

    Ms. Lee steadily visits the branch offices in Asia to make sure they are operating at full capacity.
    Last edited by juliana0403; 09-Jul-2012 at 03:15.

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    #2

    Re: I have a question about the use of "steadily".

    No.
    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 have a question about the use of "steadily".

    OK. Thank you ^^

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    Re: I have a question about the use of "steadily".

    Quote Originally Posted by juliana0403 View Post
    Ms. Lee steadily visits the branch offices in Asia to make sure they are operating at full capacity.
    That sounds most unnatural to me. I would use 'regularly'.

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    Re: I have a question about the use of "steadily".

    I'm going to take a punt here and suggest that Barb perhaps read the question as "Does "steadily" sound OK here?" instead of "Does "steadily" sound awkward here?" I agree with 5jj that it sounds very unnatural and that "regularly" would be much more appropriate.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I have a question about the use of "steadily".

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    That sounds most unnatural to me. I would use 'regularly'.
    Aha~~ Thank you for your suggestion ^^ I will use 'regularly' instead of 'steadily'.

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    Re: I have a question about the use of "steadily".

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm going to take a punt here and suggest that Barb perhaps read the question as "Does "steadily" sound OK here?" instead of "Does "steadily" sound awkward here?" I agree with 5jj that it sounds very unnatural and that "regularly" would be much more appropriate.

    Thank you for your opinion, emsr2d2 ^^

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