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    Running out of chances??

    What's the phrase mean "running out of chances"?

    I quoted a sentence from book for your reference.
    "I get the feeling she knows that this is it, that she is running out of chances."

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    Re: Running out of chances??

    That means that she has few opportunities remaining.

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    Re: Running out of chances??

    Does this sentence correct as follow?
    I'm running out of chances for applying the jobs of Manager, because too many brilliant people to apply it.

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    Re: Running out of chances??

    Even if many brilliant people are applying for it, you will still have a chance to apply, but have a slim chance of getting it.

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    Re: Running out of chances??

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Is this sentence correct​, as follows?
    I'm running out of chances for applying for Manager jobs [or "jobs as a Manager"], because too many brilliant people are applying for them.
    Please note my corrections above.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    #6

    Re: Running out of chances??

    What's the difference between using "is" or "does" in question?

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    Re: Running out of chances??

    The difference is that 'does' is incorrect in your question.
    'Is the sentence correct?'
    'Does the sentence sound correct?'

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