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    #1

    She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    Hi teachers.

    I was chatting with Jack, a friend of mine, who asked me about the situation of my tutoring. I told him that some students didn't want to study online from me and they stopped tutoring with me. Then Jack said the situation isn't good for most of the teachers, but he thinks that I should have enough students. I then gave him an example. My friend who works for the best language school in China. "She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me". My friend told me the first of month of the outbreak, there were 50% of students agreed to study online and now it goes up to 80%; She's working in the best language school here in China.

    I wonder if my italic sentence is natural.

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    #2

    Re: She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    It's not very natural. I'd use something like "Even she can't keep all her students so I don't stand a chance!"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    Silver, what's a "student study coverage rate"?
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    #4

    Re: She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Silver, what's a "student study coverage rate"?
    Let's say she has 100 students. The first month of the outbreak, 50 students agreed to study from her online. Now she has 80 students studying from her online.

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    #5

    Re: She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    Do you mean they are learning from her? Is she tutoring them?
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    #6

    Re: She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Do you mean they are learning from her? Is she tutoring them?
    Yes. She's a teacher in one of the best language schools here. She teaches them on a one-on-one basis.
    They now study online.

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    #7

    Re: She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    There you have it! She's not studying with them. She's tutoring them.

    Silver, I wouldn't use that phrase if I were you.
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    #8

    Re: She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    They're not afraid to catch something from her, are they?

    (I saw a video of somebody being tested for coronavirus. Oh no!)
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    #9

    Re: She can't even have a 100% student study coverage rate, let alone me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Let's say she has 100 students. In the first month of the outbreak, 50 students agreed to study from with her online. Now she has 80 students studying from with her online.
    As long as it's clear she's a teacher/tutor, "studying with" is OK. You could use "learning from" instead. Just don't use "studying from".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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