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    Post Behaviour, misbehaving and misbehaviour usage

    Dear teachers

    Do these read well?


    1. His behaviour may negatively exert influence on his chances to get the job.
    2. His misbehaving(-viour) may negatively exert influence on his chances to get the job.
    3. People like him are known to cause trouble when under pressure, making life at the office difficult.
    4. People like him are known to cause trouble when under pressure, which makes convivence difficult at the office.


    Very much appreciated

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    Re: Behaviour, misbehaving and misbehaviour usage

    Quote Originally Posted by Offroad View Post
    Dear teachers

    Do these read well?


    1. His behaviour may negatively exert influence on his chances to get the job.
    2. His misbehaving(-viour) may negatively exert influence on his chances to get the job.
    3. People like him are known to cause trouble when under pressure, making life at the office difficult.
    4. People like him are known to cause trouble when under pressure, which makes convivence difficult at the office.


    Very much appreciated

    Offroad
    #3 is OK. The others are not.

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    Re: Behaviour, misbehaving and misbehaviour usage

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    #3 is OK. The others are not.
    How could I improve sentences 1 and 2?

    Very much appreciated

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    Re: Behaviour, misbehaving and misbehaviour usage

    His bad behaviour may adversely affect his chances of getting the job.

    Rover

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