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    #1

    I don't thnk that he is a good student.

    1. I don't think that he is a good student.

    2. I think that he isn't a good student.

    Are the above sentences synonymous and interchangeable?
    Last edited by sitifan; 16-Sep-2015 at 11:44.
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: I don't thnk that he is a good student.

    Only #1 is natural.

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    #3

    Re: I don't thnk that he is a good student.

    I agree with bhai, but "that" can be eliminated.

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