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    Habile?

    This may seem like a bizarre request...but I have been trying to figure out a normal, every day sentence to use the word "habile" in. It doesn't flow off the tongue very easy. Have any ideas?

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    Re: Habile?

    This is not a common word. 'A normal, every day sentence to use the word "habile" in' has not existed in English for several hundred years. Many dictionaries don't list it. Here's one that does (the pronunciation in this link is Am E - I don't know how it might be pronounced in Br English because I've never heard it or used it). I think it would be a bad idea to use this word; even a native speaker using it might be thought a bit odd!

    habile - Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

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    Re: Habile?

    There are no examples in the 100-million word British National Corpus: [Davies/BYU] BYU-BNC: British National Corpus

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