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    Whatsoever

    Can anyone explain how to use 'whatsoever'? Is it similar to whatever?

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    Re: Whatsoever

    Quote Originally Posted by barnej0096 View Post
    Can anyone explain how to use 'whatsoever'? Is it similar to whatever?
    Have you looked it up in a dictionary?

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    Re: Whatsoever


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    Re: Whatsoever

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    Indeed. But look also here (as a pronoun, not as an adverb - then it is something similar to "whatever").

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    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Whatsoever

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    Indeed. But look also here (as a pronoun, not as an adverb - then it is something similar to "whatever").

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    Interesting. I didn't know that one could say, 'I will do whatsoever it takes to become fluent in English.'

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    Re: Whatsoever

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    Interesting. I didn't know that one could say, 'I will do whatsoever it takes to become fluent in English.'
    Me neither. In fact, Collins says it's archaic. So it's a bit messy.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Whatsoever

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    Interesting. I didn't know that one could say, 'I will do whatsoever it takes to become fluent in English.'
    The COED says it's use as a pronoun is archaic.

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    Re: Whatsoever

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The COED says it's use as a pronoun is archaic.
    Typing too fast, bhai?
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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