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    #1

    red ocean

    I think interior designer is already red ocean. So, itsn't easy to achieve my goal.

    Do you sometimes say "red ocean" to mean "an area which is already full of so many competitors that you won't get any position in it" and "blue ocean" to mean the opposite?

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    #2

    Re: red ocean

    I don't.

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    #3

    Re: red ocean

    Me neither. I'm having a hard time even figuring out what idiom you're trying to express.
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    #4

    Re: red ocean

    I didn't even know what blue ocean was, though I have heard the term.

    See here: http://www.businessdictionary.com/de...lue-ocean.html

    I have never heard of "red ocean"
    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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    #5

    Re: red ocean

    Both red ocean and blue ocean are frequently used in Korea, which I thought are from English speakers.

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    #6

    Re: red ocean

    I've never heard either.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: red ocean

    Then, what do you think are good replacements for both?

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    #8

    Re: red ocean

    I have no suggestions for that. However, "interior designer" should be "interior design" in your original sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #9

    Re: red ocean

    I think interior designer is already red ocean. So, it isn't easy to achieve my goal.
    =>I think the interior design area is already one with fierce competition So, it isn't easy to achieve my goal.
    =>
    I think the career(job field) of interior design is already one with fierce competition,....
    => I think the career(job field) of interior design is already a preoccupied one....

    These are my replacements. What do you think?

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    #10

    Re: red ocean

    Neither red nor blue ocean has any meaning for me.

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