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    beachboy is offline Key Member
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    You're more likely to lose your job than I to get one.

    You're more likely to lose your job than I to get one.
    You're more likely to lose your job than I am to get one.
    It's easier for you to lose your job than for me to get one.

    Do these sentences sound natural? How can I say it in a more natural way?

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    Re: You're more likely to lose your job than I to get one.

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    You're more likely to lose your job than I to get one.
    You're more likely to lose your job than I am to get one.
    It's easier for you to lose your job than for me to get one.

    Do these sentences sound natural? How can I say it in a more natural way?
    If you're trying to express the same idea with all three, the third doesn't fit. Something being "more likely" isn't the same as it being "easier".

    I can't think of a natural way to shorten/improve either of the correct sentences.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: You're more likely to lose your job than I to get one.

    You have more chance of losing your job than I have of finding one.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 06-Sep-2017 at 19:20. Reason: Fixed typo

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