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    #1

    say it naturally

    Context: a friend of mine is going to have an interview for a job which is very competitive: 10 of 1000 will be selected. He is a bit worry so I want to say:

    Don't worry, you will be chosen.

    How do you say it naturally as a native English speaker would say?

    Thanks so much.

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    Re: say it naturally

    Quote Originally Posted by hanky View Post
    Context: a friend of mine is going to have an interview for a job which is very competitive: 10 of 1000 will be selected. He is a bit worry so I want to say:

    Don't worry, you will be chosen.

    How do you say it naturally as a native English speaker would say?

    Thanks so much.
    I don't know how a native speaker would say but I want to try my English

    Don't worry, have faith in yourself, You will get selected!!
    Give your 100 %.....


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    Re: say it naturally

    Quote Originally Posted by hanky View Post
    Context: a friend of mine is going to have an interview for a job which is very competitive: 10 of 1000 will be selected. He is a bit worry so I want to say:

    Don't worry, you will be chosen.

    How do you say it naturally as a native English speaker would say?

    Thanks so much.

    Hello hanky,

    I'm a native English speaker from the United States. A few possibilities for me would be:

    Don't worry, you're going to do great
    Don't worry, you're going to get the job
    Relax, you'll do fine
    Don't worry, I'm sure they'll choose you

    I hope all that helps,

    Matthew Balson
    author of The Secret Lives of English Verbs

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    Re: say it naturally

    Just do it, you are bound to succeed.

    P.S. : I am not a teacher of English, just someone who loves the language.

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    Re: say it naturally

    Quote Originally Posted by hanky View Post
    He is a bit worry so I want to say:
    First off, let me correct you .. "He is a bit worried so ..." :)

    So, I would say..

    "Don't worry, I am sure you will be chosen"
    But in my opinion, that is a bit over confident, if the job is so competitive, how do you KNOW that he will be chosen? So I would personally opt to say

    "Don't worry, you will be fine"

    (English is my first language, although I am not a teacher :) )

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