Is the sentence below natural? If not, please correct it.

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Just do as you like to sing a song.
 

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It's not natural. I'm not sure what you're trying to say. Is it something like "You can do as you like. You could sing a song, perhaps" or more like "Sing a song in any way you like"?
 

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I don't understand what you mean.
I know that many Japanese are discussing the question in the famous wesite for Japanese English learnrs.
, but I didn't post the question there, and none knows the correct answer.
Therefore, I asked native speakers for their advice.
 
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Interestingly, that link now leads to a "Page not found" error message. It looks like it was deleted after you found it.

I don't understand what you mean.
I know that many Japanese people are discussing the question [STRIKE]in[/STRIKE] on the famous website for Japanese English learners (no comma or full stop required here) but I didn't post the question there, and [STRIKE]none[/STRIKE] no one knows the correct answer. Therefore, I asked native speakers for their advice.

Well, my comments in post #2 stand. I don't know what you're trying to say. Please try to explain it in a different way.
 

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A lot of Japanese on the website for Japanese English learners asked the same question, so maybe one of them found this website and deleted it so as not to give me trouble.
 
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Also posted here.

We are still waiting for you to explain it in a different way.
 

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We still want to answer your question. Ems and Rover still seem willing to help and so do I. Let's cut back on the explaining and try to answer ems's question.
 
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I agree with emsr2d2 in her first post.

"Sing a song in any way you like"

I might offer a variant of this response

"Sing a song any way you like"

I have a feeling that perhaps the speaker is talking about a specific song so this is an alternative to the above.

"Sing the song any way you like"

The singer talks to the karaoke host. The dialog could go something like this:


"I would like to sing Layla by Eric Clapton"

"Which version do you want? I have the slow bluesy version as well as the faster rock and roll version."

" I am not sure right now."

" Sing the song any way you like. Just mark your choice correctly on the request slip, so I know which version to play for you.


I love karaoke and this would be a normal conversation.

 
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