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    Question internet function

    How to or what term can be used to describe the situation that a cellphone itself doesn't have an internet function ?

    1. "An old cellphone doesn't have an internet function."

    2. "An old cellphone doesn't have mobile web browsing."

    3. "I can't get on internet through an old cellphone."


    4. "An old cellphone can't get on the internet."


    Those 4 are the only ways I can come up with.



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    Re: internet function

    Add 'the' before 'internet in #3 and they're all OK.

    Why do you need any more?

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    Re: internet function

    Really?!
    I thought my expression is not good.
    I just want to know if there is a way that native speakers use to express this situation.


    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Add 'the' before 'internet in #3 and they're all OK.

    Why do you need any more?

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    Re: internet function

    I think 'cannot access the Internet' is understandable, but I don't know whether it is common among native speakers.

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: internet function

    Many old mobiles can't go on the web.
    Old mobiles don't/didn't have an internet browser.
    Old-style mobile phones couldn't access the net.

    There are dozens of different ways of saying it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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