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    #1

    would at all be unattractive

    I wouldn't have thought that the options you have after graduating would at all be unattractive to you.

    Hi,
    The above is a stand alone test question by a Taiwanese teacher (I presume) for high school kids here. Does it sound right to you? Will it make more sense to change it into the following? Thanks.


    I wouldn't have thought that the options you have after graduating would be unattractive at all to you.

    I wouldn't have thought that the options you have after graduating would be unattractive to you at all.

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    Re: would at all be unattractive

    Using two negatives in a sentence is unkind to your readers. Using three is downright malevolent. Can you revise the sentence to avoid the triple negative?

    Multiple negatives notwithstanding, put the adverbial phrase ahead of the adjective. Write (if you must) I wouldn't have thought that the options you have after graduating would be at all unattractive.

    But please try rephrasing this mess with positive language.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: would at all be unattractive

    Thanks, GoesStation,
    Btw, I didn't write the sentence. So, I think it doesn't make much sense to native speakers, either.

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    Re: would at all be unattractive

    It takes a second to untangle it, so it isn't very listener-friendly. I would have thought that the options you have after graduating would be attractive to you is easier on the brain.

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