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    #1

    have many fans

    Are the following sentences idiomatic?

    1. The movie is a story about three chipmunks.
    2. They can sing and dance well.
    3. This story describes how they become singers.
    4. At the end, they finally become popular singers and have many fans.
    5. It is a funny movie that is my favorite.

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    #2

    Re: have many fans

    I think these sentences are not idiomatic. These sentences just describe the story of 3 chipmunks in a movie.

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    #3

    Re: have many fans

    Quote Originally Posted by Jenny Nguyen View Post
    These sentences just describe the story of 3 chipmunks in a movie.
    That does not necessarily mean they are not idiomatic.

    Please remember wha you have been told before, Jenny - "You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Mar-2014 at 09:31.

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    #4

    Re: have many fans

    The first four are reasonably natural.

    #1 might be better as The movie tells the story of three chipmunks.

    #5 is not natural. You are trying to connect two different ideas into one sentence.

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