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    It is advisable for doctors to have everyone drink enough water every day.

    It is advisable for doctors to have everyone drink enough water every day.


    Hi,
    Does the above sound right and equal the following in meanings? Thanks.

    Doctors advise that everyone drink enough water on a daily basis.

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    Re: It is advisable for doctors to have everyone drink enough water every day.

    Quote Originally Posted by LewisJian View Post
    It is advisable for doctors to have everyone drink enough water every day..
    This means that doctors are being obliged to make everyone drink enough water. This is not natural, and does not mean the same as the original.

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