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    cycling what?

    "the professionals will show off their cycling progress"

    I am not sure the underlined part in the recording.

    Is that "progress"?

    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: cycling what?

    I heard "cycling prowess".

    Not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: cycling what?

    So did I, though a slightly odd pronunciation of it.

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    #4

    Re: cycling what?

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    "the professionals will show off their cycling progress"

    I am not sure the underlined part in the recording.

    Is that "progress"?

    Thanks!

    Jason
    i heard prowess . i am not a teacher though

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    #5

    Re: cycling what?

    Quote Originally Posted by lurker View Post
    I heard prowess. I am not a teacher though.
    Remember to capitalise the first word of every sentence and to capitalise the word "I" at all times. End every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark and do not put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark. See my corrections in red above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: cycling what?

    Without even listening, I'm pretty sure it's prowess. The collocation 'show off/prowess' is much stronger than 'show off/progress'.

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