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AirbusA321

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Is it OK to use a "with... being" sentence structure in sentences like these?

I'm a European with Asia being my 2nd home.
She's a very good cook with BBQ being her specialty.
He's a native Italian speaker with French only being used by him when in France.
 
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Yes .the sentences are correctly structured
 

emsr2d2

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Yes. The sentences are correctly structured.

JaveriaFatimaSaleem, your profile shows that you are an English teacher. On that basis, you need to ensure that your responses are correctly punctuated and capitalised.

I'm a European with Asia being my [STRIKE]2nd[/STRIKE] second home.
It's OK but it would make more sense if the first half said "I live in Europe ...". Otherwise, the first half and second half don't really express the same idea.

She's a very good cook with BBQ being her specialty.
It's OK. (In BrE, we'd usually use "speciality".

He's a native Italian speaker with French only being used by him when in France.
I don't like this, particularly "being used by him".
 

andrewg927

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Asia is a big continent. You should specify which country in Asia is your second home.
 
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