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    continue

    Please check my sentences.

    1. He will continue to have difficulty solving the problem.
    2. He will continue having great difficulties with his new wife.
    3. He will continue working in that big company.
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    Re: continue

    They're fine.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: continue

    Thanks.
    Let me ask you another question. I'm referring to sentence three. I think the following sentence should also be fine, but correct me if I'm wrong.
    He will keep working in that big company.

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    #4

    Re: continue

    I agree with you that 'keep working' is also fine.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: continue

    Quote Originally Posted by cubisto View Post
    Please check my sentences.

    1. He will continue to have difficulty solving the problem.
    2. He will continue having a lot of difficulties with his new wife. This is more natural.
    3. He will continue working for that big company.
    ​This is more natural, too. "Keep" is also fine.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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