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  1. B45
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    Im not always in California

    A person asks about my business travels. I reply with--

    Im not always in California. I travel in the US.

    Can this be said?

  2. B45
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    Re: Im not always in California

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    A person asks about my business travels. I reply with--

    Im not always in California. I travel in the US.

    Can this be said?
    Who put the exclamation in the topic box?

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    Re: Im not always in California

    I assumed you had. No-one has edited this post. If they had, the edit information would appear.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Im not always in California

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I assumed you had. No-one has edited this post. If they had, the edit information would appear.
    I don't even know how to put an exclamation there. Must've been some type of error. Could you take a look at the question?

    Thank you!

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    Re: Im not always in California

    Your original would be better with "often" before "travel".

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    Re: Im not always in California

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Your original would be better with "often" before "travel".
    How about in this situation: I'm doing business in New York, and I meet a friend of a friend, who lives in New York. I say this to him -

    I'm not always in New York. I (often) travel in the US.

    Is this better? Would a native say such a thing? Thanks!

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    Re: Im not always in California

    It is fine. And "often" makes it better.

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    Re: Im not always in California

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It is fine. And "often" makes it better.
    If saying: I'm not always in New York. I travel in the US.

    Then I don't know why he was looking at me weird after I said it... Thought I made a grammar mistake or said something unnatural.

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    Re: Im not always in California

    I have no idea.

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    Re: Im not always in California

    I've removed the exclamation mark from your title. When I edited it, there was a dot in the "Exclamation" choice for "Post Icons". I changed it to "No icon". You might have just accidentally clicked in there as you moved around the screen.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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