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    #1

    is this text ok?

    It's a relief to hear your voice on the telephone! I am so worried about those air travels...!!


    Hi,,
    Is this text OK, please?
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: is this text ok?

    Hello JC,

    It's all fine except the last two words.

    What idea did you want to express?

    Best wishes,

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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    #3

    Re: is this text ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrPedantic View Post
    Hello JC,

    It's all fine except the last two words.

    What idea did you want to express?

    Best wishes,

    MrP
    Thanks.
    I meant "I am so worried about those travels by plane". Should I say "worried with"?
    Thanks.

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    #4

    Re: is this text ok?

    No, "worried about" is fine; but "travels by plane" is unusual.

    A more usual expression might be:

    1. I get so worried when you travel by plane!

    All the best,

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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