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    Question Omission of subject in long phrases

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    On some page, I want to write that I have good knowledge of computer networks, I am interested in programming, and I like to use cloud services. Will it be normal to omit the two last occurences of "I"? I mean the following sentence: "I have good knowledge of computer networks, am interested in programming, and like to use cloud services." Is this sentence correct? Is it comfortably readable for native speakers?

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    Re: Omission of subject in long phrases

    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander7 View Post
    Hello All!

    On some page, I want to write that I have good knowledge of computer networks, I am interested in programming, and I like to use cloud services. Will it be normal to omit the two last occurences of "I"? I mean the following sentence: "I have good knowledge of computer networks, am interested in programming, and like to use cloud services." Is this sentence correct? Is it comfortably readable for native speakers?

    Thank you if you answer.
    Before I comment on your sentence, I must know what the writing is for. Are you creating a job resume? Are you creating a covering letter to respond to an advertisement of a job opportunity? If this is not the case, what is your purpose?
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    Re: Omission of subject in long phrases

    Quote Originally Posted by Lynxear View Post
    Before I comment on your sentence, I must know what the writing is for. Are you creating a job resume? Are you creating a covering letter to respond to an advertisement of a job opportunity? If this is not the case, what is your purpose?
    I thought that it would a part of a short post in LinkedIn that would inform people that I am looking for a job.

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    Re: Omission of subject in long phrases

    I would use a good knowledge. If you say that you are interested in programming, you do not tell us what your skills are. This does not sound like someone who is looking for a job, though the omission of subjects is fine.

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