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    Smile basically vs. originally

    Hi~ Would you help me how to say this naturally please?


    A: Is it your exam-room?

    B: Yes. #203.

    A: No, You should go to #200.

    B: ⓐIt's originally #200, but just before being swapped off.
    ⓑIt's basically #200,
    ⓒIt used to be #200,

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    Re: basically vs. originally

    It used to be #200. This is fine.


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    Re: basically vs. originally

    Thanks bhaisahab,

    Would you check this whole sentence please? Are there any mistake?

    " It used to be #200, but just before being swapped off."

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    Re: basically vs. originally

    "It used to be #200 before it was changed."

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