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    He takes advantage of his time well

    He takes advantage of his time well to do leisure activities.


    Hi,
    Is well in the above redundant? Is it better to delete it?
    Second, is the whole sentence somewhat equal to "He makes good use of his time to do leisure activities?" Thanks,

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    Re: He takes advantage of his time well

    The sentence is too general to suggest a specific alternative. What is meant by "his time"? His leisure time or his total time (including work, leisure, eating, sleeping, etc.)?

    Making a couple of guesses, I recommend, "He uses his time well, so he can engage in leisure activities."

    OR (better): "He uses his work time well, so he has more time for leisure activities."

    There could be other possibilities. With English, there is almost always more than one way to say the same thing.

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    Re: He takes advantage of his time well

    Thanks, J&K, for your reply.
    All I wanted to know is whether "take advantage of his time" has already imply "well" in its meaning.

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    Re: He takes advantage of his time well

    'take advantage of something/somebody
    1 to make use of something well'── quoted from
    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie..._1?q=advantage
    Having read the above definition, I consider 'well' redundant.
    I am not a teacher.

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