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    Are these sentences natural to a native ear? June 24

    Hi,

    Are these sentences natural to a native ear?


    1. He is not returning my calls. Is he on a vacation?

    2. If she heard this she would have a heart attack.

    3. Looks like he took a haircut yesterday.



    Thanks,
    MG

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    Re: Are these sentences natural to a native ear? June 24

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    Hi,

    Are these sentences natural to a native ear?


    1. He is not returning my calls. Is he on a vacation?

    2. If she heard this she would have a heart attack.

    3. Looks like he took a haircut yesterday.



    Thanks,
    MG
    1. Remove the article before "vacation". (In BrE, "Is he on holiday?" or "Is he on leave?")
    2. Add a comma after "this".
    3. "Had a haircut" or "got a haircut". Not "took".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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