Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Member
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Portuguese
      • Home Country:
      • Brazil
      • Current Location:
      • Brazil

    • Join Date: Dec 2012
    • Posts: 164
    #1

    Australian English

    Hi there!

    In Australian English, which adverb would be more natural?

    For quite some time...
    For a very long time...

  2. Raymott's Avatar
    VIP Member
    Academic
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Australia
      • Current Location:
      • Australia

    • Join Date: Jun 2008
    • Posts: 25,548
    #2

    Re: Australian English

    The second, unless there is some contextual reason for using the first, which is more formal.

Similar Threads

  1. Phonemic vs. Phonetic Transcription (Australian English)
    By ugyen in forum Pronunciation and Phonetics
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 21-Aug-2011, 09:50
  2. Australian English
    By seba_870701 in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 26-Oct-2009, 16:20
  3. Concord in Australian English - thesis
    By seba_870701 in forum Linguistics
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 22-Jun-2009, 16:20
  4. Australian English
    By albertino in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 24-Sep-2007, 01:55
  5. Vocabulary of Australian English
    By peppy_man in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-May-2005, 13:53

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •