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    fit the situation or suit the situation

    Hi. Could someone tell me which one is correct- fit the situation or suit the situation ? Much appreciate it

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    Re: fit the situation or suit the situation

    Please provide one or two sample sentences to help us answer your question.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: fit the situation or suit the situation

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Please provide one or two sample sentences to help us answer your question.
    They adapt their spoken language to suit the situation, using standard English.
    Your first suggested sentence doesn't fit the situation you described at all.

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    Re: fit the situation or suit the situation

    Quote Originally Posted by andi harper View Post
    They adapt their spoken language to suit the situation, using standard English.
    Your first suggested sentence doesn't fit the situation you described at all.
    Either one is correct.
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    Re: fit the situation or suit the situation

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Either one is correct.
    So what you're saying is that both are completely acceptable with no difference in meaning or use whatsoever?

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    Re: fit the situation or suit the situation

    They are certainly very close in meaning and in those examples, I agree they are interchangeable.
    I never like to say "no difference... whatsoever" because someone can usually come up with an example of when there are differences.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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