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    A year ago I tried shooting hoops with my nephew and he didn't like it. Now he's on

    A year ago I tried shooting hoops with my nephew and he didn't like it. Now he's on the school team. I say to his dad:

    Seems like he likes basketball now.

    Is this okay?

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    Re: A year ago I tried shooting hoops with my nephew and he didn't like it. Now he's

    Yes.

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    Re: A year ago I tried shooting hoops with my nephew and he didn't like it. Now he's

    Shouldn't there be an 'it' before 'seems like'?

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    Re: A year ago I tried shooting hoops with my nephew and he didn't like it. Now he's

    No. In informal English, it is not needed.

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    Re: A year ago I tried shooting hoops with my nephew and he didn't like it. Now he's

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    No. In informal English, it is not needed.
    Is it grammatical?

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    Re: A year ago I tried shooting hoops with my nephew and he didn't like it. Now he's

    It's grammatical in colloquial speech or writing. Leaving a subject off when the subject is obvious is common in some phrases:
    "Looks like rain"; "Happens all the time".
    However, don't take this as advice to leave subjects off. You have to know when it's acceptable, and that comes with experience.

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