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  1. Boris Tatarenko's Avatar
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    #1

    sound equally.

    Hello.

    I was told we don't usually say: "they sound equally".

    How can I say it in good English?

    Thanks.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #2

    Re: sound equally.

    In what context do you wish to use the words?

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    #3

    Re: sound equally.

    If you're thinking about face/faith, then I'd use they sound the same.

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    #4

    Re: sound equally.

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Hello.

    I was told we don't usually say: "they sound equally".

    How can I say it in good English?

    Thanks.
    Because the verb "sound" in your sentence is a linking verb, the adverb "equally" is wrong.

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    Re: sound equally.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Because the verb "sound" in your sentence is a linking verb, the adverb "equally" is wrong.
    That's why I asked about context. "They sound equally bad" is fine.

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