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    #1

    Are you getting off?

    I was on a tram and wanted to get off. However, there were several people standing near the exit. It seemed that they didn't look like to get off. In our language, we would say something like "Excuse me, "Are you getting off?"

    How do native speakers say in this case?

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    #2

    Re: Are you getting off?

    That would work in English, too.

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    #3

    Re: Are you getting off?

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    It seemed that they didn't look like to get off.
    They didn't look as if they were getting off.
    It didn't seem as if they were getting off.



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    #4

    Re: Are you getting off?

    They didn't seem to be getting off.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Are you getting off?

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    How What do native speakers say in this case?
    See above. Alternatively, you could say "How do native speakers say this?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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