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    Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they

    1) Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they change their position to face first.

    2) Some people also lie on their side to sleep.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1) Most people when go to bed
    Does that really look okay to you, tufguy?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    to face first.
    What does that mean?

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    Re: Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Does that really look okay to you, tufguy?


    What does that mean?
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    Re: Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Does that really look okay to you, tufguy?


    What does that mean?
    1) When Most people go to bed they lie down on their back (supine) but they change their position to face first.

    2) Some people also lie on their side to sleep.

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    Re: Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1) When most people go to bed they lie down on their back (supine) but [but what? "But later?"] they change their position to face first down. [Grammatically OK but still not very natural.]

    2) Some people also lie on their side to sleep.
    Here's a grammatically-correct and natural but not necessarily true statement: Most people lie on their back when they first go to bed, then change to a face down position.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertJ View Post
    2) is acceptable, but 1) is not. Jumping on the bed, face first, similar to a 'belly flop' in a swimming pool, would work for me. However, changing positions to 'face first' is not acceptable. "Sleeping on your stomach" is usually the way it's said.


    Most people lie down (can we use down here?) on their back when they first go to bed, then change to a sleeping on stomach position. Is it correct?


    Last edited by tufguy; 30-Sep-2017 at 16:24.

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    Re: Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they

    Could you please reply please?

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    Re: Most people when go to bed lie down on their back (supine) but they

    Most people lie on their back when they first go to bed, then change to a stomach-down position.
    I am not a teacher.

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