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Thread: Best be avoided

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    #11

    Re: Best be avoided

    Quote Originally Posted by darri View Post
    Bears are best avoided?
    Yes, they are.
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    #12

    Re: Best be avoided

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That could be reworded as "Bears best be avoided"
    That's not grammatical in standard English as a standalone sentence.

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    #13

    Re: Best be avoided

    Apologies! I missed out a word. I meant to write "Bears would best be avoided" as a standalone sentence. With more information, such as "Bears can best be avoided by not going to places where they hang out", "can" would be possible (if unlikely!)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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