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    #1

    to play a computer

    Hi!
    I would like to know if the following sentence is correct (in any context).

    He plays a computer every day.
    Thank you for your help,
    MiaL

  1. #2

    Re: to play a computer

    I would say : he plays computer games every day.

  2. #3

    Red face Re: to play a computer

    You could also say that 'he plays on the computer everday'.

    Hopethis is of help,
    Dippit


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    #4

    Re: to play a computer

    I am not searching for alternative solutions ; thank you anyway.
    I just wanted to know, if the construction is acceptable in English language.

    I need a native speaker's opinion . Heeelp

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    #5

    Re: to play a computer

    The suggestions were made because the sentence isn't acceptable. You can use a computer but the computer itself is not a toy, so you can't play it.
    Last edited by Tdol; 24-Dec-2005 at 14:45.

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