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    #1

    Smile I'm not comfortable with you meeting this guy in person.

    Dad: I'm not comfortable with you meeting this guy in person.
    Daughter: I'm nervous too. It's just ... I really liked Derrick--at least, I liked his e-mails.



    Could I reword the line in bold as the following? Thanks.

    I'm not at ease with you meeting ...
    I'm not relieved for you to meet this guy ...
    It worries me for you to meet this guy ...


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    #2

    Re: I'm not comfortable with you meeting this guy in person.

    #1 and #3 could be used. #3 is the closest in meaning to the example.

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    #3

    Re: I'm not comfortable with you meeting this guy in person.

    Thanks, Anglika.
    Got it.


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    Re: I'm not comfortable with you meeting this guy in person.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Dad: I'm not comfortable with you meeting this guy in person.
    Daughter: I'm nervous too. It's just ... I really liked Derrick--at least, I liked his e-mails.



    Could I reword the line in bold as the following? Thanks.

    I'm not at ease with you meeting ...
    I'm not relieved for you to meet this guy ...
    It worries me for you to meet this guy ...
    Number 1 is very similar.

    Number 3 is close but not worded properly and sounds awkward.

    It worries me for you to meet this guy in person.

    It worries me that you are meeting this guy in person.

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    #5

    Re: I'm not comfortable with you meeting this guy in person.

    Quote Originally Posted by Naamplao View Post
    Number 1 is very similar.

    Number 3 is close but not worded properly and sounds awkward.

    It worries me for you to meet this guy in person.

    It worries me that you are meeting this guy in person.
    Thanks, Naamplao, for the correction.
    Indeed, your version reads very English.

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