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alexandre42

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Is it correct also to write
'Steve has been moved just like that to the breakfast show, how silly is that ??, his show during the mid morning has been informative and very helpful to his listeners including me!!,

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alexandre42 said:
Is it correct also to write
'Steve has been moved just like that to the breakfast show, how silly is that ??, his show during the mid morning has been informative and very helpful to his listeners including me!!,

Thank
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Steve has recently been moved to the breakfast show. (OK)
Steve was moved, just like that, to the breakfast show. (OK)
Just like that, Steve was moved to the breakfast show. (OK)
Steve has recently been moved--It happened just like that--to the breakfast show. (OK)

Note that, Just like that means, all of a sudden, so use a Simple Tense, like this,

It happened just like that.
Steve was moved just like that.
 

alexandre42

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Casiopea said:
alexandre42 said:
Is it correct also to write
'Steve has been moved just like that to the breakfast show, how silly is that ??, his show during the mid morning has been informative and very helpful to his listeners including me!!,

Thank
:roll:

Steve has recently been moved to the breakfast show. (OK)
Steve was moved, just like that, to the breakfast show. (OK)
Just like that, Steve was moved to the breakfast show. (OK)
Steve has recently been moved--It happened just like that--to the breakfast show. (OK)

Note that, Just like that means, all of a sudden, so use a Simple Tense, like this,

It happened just like that.
Steve was moved just like that.

Many thanks to you
 
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