What is another way of saying we? examples- "Since only 30% of home insurances cover floods,we feel that this will put us ahead because people will look forward to us wanting that coverage on their house."
Anonymous "Since only 30% of home insurances...,we feel that this will put us ahead...will look forward to us wanting that...Did you intend to say: Since only 30% of the homes have flood insurance....
You need to rewrite this clause which sounds stiffly awkward, and the meaning is not immediately clear: we feel that this will put us ahead because people will look ...
AnonymousWhat is another way of saying we?There is no other way of saying "we"; however, you can substitute "in our opinion" for "we feel that".
Anonymous"Since only 30% of home insurances..."Since only 30% of home insurers cover floods, (company name) feels this will put it ahead (optional: in the marketplace), because people will look forward to working with (company name) because they want flood coverage on their house(s)." ...
|KJinCali79 It is correct, though the phrasing is a little informal. |
"Kids these days..." sounds like something a cranky old person would say, whereas, "These days, children have..." seems more like a general observation or opinion.
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Hi. It snows a lot in the winter. What does the pronoun it substitute in such a sentence? Is a lot an object of the verb snow or is it an adverbial? Thank you.
AnonymousWhat does the pronoun it substituteIt's not a substitute. This is called "dummy it". It is just a place holder for the subject because English requires that the subject position in the sentence has to be filled with something.
to snow is intransitive. That means it can't have an ...
AnonymousWhat does the pronoun it substitute...This is called a "dummy it." There is no antecedent. The same is true of "it is 8:00."
AnonymousIs a lot an object of the verb snow...adverbial. ...
|Anonymous Thank you, CJ and AS, for your useful reply. |
AlpheccaStars The same is true of "it is 8:00."I'm a non-native so it may be my native tongue structures tell me that the 8 o'clock is a complement and somehow refers back to it and in a sense anchors that it specifically thus making the pronoun ...
|KJinCali79 What you have is clear, but I would probably replace "what' with "which" and possibly just say "discussed" rather than "the subject of discussion."|
Please let me know when and where you guys will have your next meeting. Also, which book will be ...
RUGUY22The last sentence sounds kind of...It''s OK. Something simpler:
What book will you be discussing? ...
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