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    #1

    realizes

    Is this sentence correct?

    Mary realizes that there are still lots to learn at her job even though she has been working in the company for over 10 years.

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    #2

    Re: realizes

    Quote Originally Posted by robin lee View Post
    Is this sentence correct?

    Mary realizes that there is still a lot to learn learn at her job even though she has been working for the company for over 10 years.
    No, it's not correct.
    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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    #3

    Re: realizes

    OK, "there are still lots (of things) to learn" would be correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: realizes

    Without the parentheses, yes. But you'd have to write "there is still lots to learn at her job" if you omit "of things." Lots is a casual way to say "a lot."
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    Re: realizes

    Mary realizes that there is still lots to learn at her job even though she has been working for/at the company for over 10 years.

    "lots to learn" is an uncountable quantity.

    But yes, "realizes" is correct.
    Translator, editor and TESOL certificate holder, but not a teacher. Native speaker of American English (West Coast)

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