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    Question How to use

    How to use frases
    1)as a matter of fact
    2)to be in a position
    3)to be at a loss
    4)to have a look
    ???
    Give me some examples.
    P.S.:Please

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    Re: How to use

    Welcome to UsingEnglish, Michael Kovalevich.

    Try FrazeIt in English - Write Good Sentences.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: How to use

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Kovalevich View Post
    How to do we use the following phrases?

    1) as a matter of fact
    2) to be in a position
    3) to be at a loss
    4) to have a look
    ???

    Please give me some examples.
    P.S.:Please
    Welcome to the forum.

    Note the correct spelling of the word "phrase" and its plural "phrases".

    ChickenSandwich has given you a useful link. When you have researched these phrases, write some sentences of your own and we will check them. We do not do your work for you.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: How to use

    I didn't know what to do because I was at a loss.
    I bought a new car. Do you want to have a look?
    I'm not in a position to criticise you.

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    #5

    Re: How to use

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Kovalevich View Post
    I didn't know what to do because I was at a loss.
    I bought a new car. Do you want to have a look?
    I'm not in a position to criticise you.
    They are OK.

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    #6

    Re: How to use

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Kovalevich View Post
    I didn't know what to do because I was at a loss.
    I bought a new car. Do you want to have a look?
    I'm not in a position to criticise you.
    I have a little problem with your first. The phrase "at a loss" means that one doesn't know what to think, say, or do. It is a bit redundant when it follows "I didn't know what to do". A better example would be: When I saw how the house had been remodeled, I was at a loss.

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    #7

    Re: How to use

    not a teacher

    Perhaps more natural for #1 is: "I was at a loss to know what to do".

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