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    What would an English native speaker say in the following situation?


    Situation 2:
    You are in a small bank buying travelerís checks. You move to take the checks when you accidentally knock over a small ceramic figure on the clerkís desk. It doesnít break.

    a) Oh, Iím sorry. Hope it doesnít have any damage.
    b) Oops! Iím sorry. Is there anything wrong with that?
    c) Oh, Iím sorry. Iím glad it didnít break.


    The test has been driven from Hudson, Detmer and Brown (1995).

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    Re: What would an English native speaker say in the following situation?

    A & B don't work for me. C is OK, but something like It's a good job it didn't break would sound more natural to me.

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    Re: What would an English native speaker say in the following situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by tulipflower View Post
    The test has been driven from Hudson, Detmer and Brown (1995).
    Are you sure the red, underlined word above is the one you wanted.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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