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  1. B45
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    My housemate is talking about how in her culture some women must cover themselves and

    My housemate is talking about how in her culture some women must cover themselves and I ask:

    Is this/that normal to your culture only or is it common among middle eastern countries.

    Are both okay here?

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    Re: My housemate is talking about how in her culture some women must cover themselves

    They both work for me. However, I would change "to your culture" to "in your culture".

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    Re: My housemate is talking about how in her culture some women must cover themselves

    Is this/that normal in your culture only or is it common among middle eastern countries.

    As a native speaker which would you use or hear more often?

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    Re: My housemate is talking about how in her culture some women must cover themselves

    I think "that" would be more common.

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    Re: My housemate is talking about how in her culture some women must cover themselves

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post

    Is that normal in your culture only, or is it common among Middle Eastern countries?
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    Re: My housemate is talking about how in her culture some women must cover themselves

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    some women must cover themselves
    Some women or just women?

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