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  1. Key Member
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    Profuse

    "He is profuse in speaking english(he speaks very well)". Is it correct?

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    #2

    Re: Profuse

    No.

    He speaks English a lot, or a great deal.
    Last edited by probus; 19-Jan-2015 at 04:10.

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    #3

    Re: Profuse

    Do you mean "He speaks english a great deal"? What word to use for a person who is perfect in foing somwthing?

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    #4

    Re: Profuse

    'Profuse' means in 'abundance' but there are not many nouns you can use 'profuse' with as an adjective - profuse apologies , profuse sweating , profuse bleeding.

    perfect in doing something - adept, proficient, masterful

    not a teacher

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    #5

    Re: Profuse

    It would be most natural to describe the speaking of the language, rather than the person.

    He speaks perfect English.
    He speaks English perfectly.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Profuse

    What word to use for a person who is perfect in foing somwthing?
    Gee, I don't know. Slow down and smarten up.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 20-Jan-2015 at 14:24. Reason: Added quote box

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