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    Loh Jane is offline Newbie
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    Vocabulary Question 'moot'

    Hi English Teachers,
    Is the below sentence acceptable? Thanks a lot in advance.
    I always moot questions in a forum to improve my English.

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    Re: Vocabulary Question 'moot'

    It does not sound natural to me. I would use ask/post.

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    Re: Vocabulary Question 'moot'

    I'm not sure that a person can moot. If something is not worth talking about it is moot, but there it's an adjective. There's also a much less commonly used noun (so rarely used that I haven't encumbered my brain with a definition (though I have a feeling it may be a kind of parliament).

    Maybe there is a verb too - something like 'suggest'... but it definitely doesn't collocate with 'question'.

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