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    Is this a typo?

    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask what "feeing" meas in the following context.

    This month it is wiser to work alone and at your own pace. Reduce your interaction with co-workers, and refrain from opening up too much about your personal life as it could later be used against you. Keep conversation to chatter about the news or the weather. Avoid long meetings if you can and make sure you always sit feeing one of your good directions.

    Can "feeing" be a typo here? My own suggestions are "feeling" or feeding but I'm unsure of both.

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    Re: Is this a typo?

    Quote Originally Posted by KLPNO View Post
    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask what "feeing" meas in the following context.

    This month it is wiser to work alone and at your own pace. Reduce your interaction with co-workers, and refrain from opening up too much about your personal life as it could later be used against you. Keep conversation to chatter about the news or the weather. Avoid long meetings if you can and make sure you always sit feeing one of your good directions.

    Can "feeing" be a typo here? My own suggestions are "feeling" or feeding but I'm unsure of both.
    I would say that it should be "feeling", although for me, it still doesn't mean very much.

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    Re: Is this a typo?

    Perhaps:
    Avoid long meetings if you can and make sure you always sit facing in one of your good directions.
    It's an odd typo. The sentence was not, I think, written by a native speaker.

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    Re: Is this a typo?

    Yes, I was thinking "facing" as well.

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    Re: Is this a typo?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Yes, I was thinking "facing" as well.
    Well, yes I thought of that but then "feeing" is a long way from "facing" and a very unusual typo.

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    Re: Is this a typo?

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Perhaps:
    Avoid long meetings if you can and make sure you always sit facing in one of your good directions.
    It's an odd typo. The sentence was not, I think, written by a native speaker.
    Maybe it was dictated by one of those astrology/feng shui-type native speakers and was typed by someone else.
    "facing" seems to make the most sense.

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