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    What I am good at is cooking steak.

    Which of these sentence are OK?

    What I am good at is cooking steak.
    What I am good at cooking is steak.
    What I am good at doing is cooking steaks.

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    Re: What I am good at is cooking steak.

    They're all fine but have slightly different meanings. Do you see the differences?

    Why do you ask?
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: What I am good at is cooking steak.

    Do you see the differences?
    Not actually.
    Why do you ask?
    To know if they are grammatically correct or not.

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    Re: What I am good at is cooking steak.

    To know if they are grammatically correct or not.
    Yes, that was clear from post 1. However, that doesn't explain why you wrote them in the first place. What prompted you to write them?

    Is there some reason you don't want to use the perfectly natural "I'm good at cooking steak(s)"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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