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    yi-ing is offline Senior Member
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    Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of mak

    "Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of making such commitment, so I have no plans for marrying. "


    could you please check sentence above? I want to avoid repeating the second "commitment" in my sentenence.

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    andrewg927 is offline Senior Member
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    Re: Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of

    Hmm, I don't like "I am not in the mood". You should try to find a more appropriate phrase.

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    Re: Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of

    Maybe "I'm not in the habit of making such commitments".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of

    Try ​I'm not ready to make such a commitment, so I'm going to stay single for now.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of

    Not a teacher.

    Just to expand a little on andrewg's comment.
    To be "in the mood" for something is usually a temporary state of mind, rather than a long-lasting one that would affect your attitude to something like marriage.
    "I'm not in the mood for an action movie, so I think I'll watch a comedy instead."
    "When I'm in the mood for some family gossip I always call my sister."

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    yi-ing is offline Senior Member
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    Re: Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of

    To be "in the mood" for something is usually a temporary state of mind, rather than a long-lasting one that would affect your attitude to something like marriage.
    Is that word was what Emrs2d2 suggested?
    Is there any other word?

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    Re: Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of

    Not a teacher.

    I'm not sure I understand your question, yi-ing. However, I think GoesStation's suggestion is a good one.

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    Re: Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not in the mood of

    Is the following correct, as well?

    "Getting married involves making a serious commitment. Now I am not ready to settle down and get married."

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