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    the only film I have seen with....

    Are these correct:

    1-The only film I have seen with Dustin Hoffman is 'The Graduate'.

    2-The only film I have seen directed by Antonioni is 'Blow-up'.
    3-The only book I have read by Swift is 'Gulliver's Travels'.
    4-The only term he knows in psychological jargon is 'repression'.

    I think 1 might give the impression that we saw the film together. But I don't think it is incorrect. The others seem fine to me.


    Gratefully,
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    Re: the only film I have seen with....

    1 could be ambiguous although I think most people would think it unlikely that you went to a showing of a Dustin Hoffman film in the company of the star. To avoid the ambiguity, you could say "The only film I have seen starring Dustin Hoffman is "The Graduate".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: the only film I have seen with....

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Are these correct:

    1-The only film I have seen with Dustin Hoffman is 'The Graduate'.

    2-The only film I have seen directed by Antonioni is 'Blow-up'.
    3-The only book I have read by Swift is 'Gulliver's Travels'.
    4-The only term he knows in psychological jargon is 'repression'.

    I think 1 might give the impression that we saw the film together. But I don't think it is incorrect. The others seem fine to me.


    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    You could say "The only film I have seen Dustin Hoffman in is 'The Graduate'."

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    Re: the only film I have seen with....

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    I think 1 might give the impression that we saw the film together.
    If you had seen the film together and wanted us to know, you might go to greater lengths to make this clear.

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