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    The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Can we say "I want to meet the doctor who sits on the first floor or ground floor?"

    Please check.

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    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Yes we can. I think anybody would be interested in meeting a doctor who sits on the floor. Most doctors sit on chairs these days.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 06-Dec-2016 at 08:51.

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    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Yes we can. I think anybody would be interested in meeting a doctor who sits on the floor.Most doctors sit on chairs these days.
    Sorry, I got confused is my sentence correct?

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    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Sorry, I got confused is my sentence correct?
    No, and neither is the above sentence.

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    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No, and neither is the above sentence.
    Could you please tell me what we need to say?

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    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Sorry, I got confused is my sentence correct?
    Please try to fix the sentence above before we move back to your original question.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Sorry, I got confused. Is my sentence correct?

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    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can we say "I want to meet the doctor who sits on the first floor or ground floor?"

    Please check.
    Thank you for making the relevant corrections to post #3.

    Piscean's response in post #2 made a very particular point - that you said the doctor "sits on the first/ground floor". That is not natural. I assume you mean that his/her office or his examination room is on the first floor. Also, we don't "meet" a doctor if we are looking for an appointment with him/her.

    "I want to see the doctor whose office is on the first/ground floor."

    Of course, if there is more than one doctor based on the first/ground floor, you're going to have to be more specific to whoever you're talking to.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Thank you for making the relevant corrections to post #3.

    Piscean's response in post #2 made a very particular point - that you said the doctor "sits on the first/ground floor". That is not natural. I assume you mean that his/her office or his examination room is on the first floor. Also, we don't "meet" a doctor if we are looking for an appointment with him/her.

    "I want to see the doctor whose office is on the first/ground floor."

    Of course, if there is more than one doctor based on the first/ground floor, you're going to have to be more specific to whoever you're talking to.
    In a big hospital if you do not know the name of the doctor you want to see then can you say "The doctore who is on the first floor?" Or "On which floor is the office of the ENT doctor?"
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 07-Dec-2016 at 21:25. Reason: Nothing - clicked accidentally

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    #10

    Re: The doctor who sits on the first floor.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    In a big hospital if you do not know the name of the doctor you want to see then can you say "The doctore who is on the first floor?" Or "On which floor is the office of the ENT doctor?"
    Yes. No-one will hear that you mis-spelled "doctor" if you say it aloud.

    Although your second question is acceptable English, it's overly formal for everyday use. Ask "Which floor is the ENT doctor's office on?"
    I am not a teacher.

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