Hello, is it a common collocation to say: "focus overly on something"? If not, what's the proper adverb? I want to say that somebody focuses overly/excessively on doing something and neglects other things. Thank you
I do all the time, but many people go to a lot of trouble to avoid saying 'it'.
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|Maggie Starling However, my parents are worried that I might not earn enough money to support myself when I grow up.|
Instead, they hope I choose another career of the science and engineering category. or,
Instead, they hope I choose another career instead of ...
|contiluo I'm confused with your last two sentences. They seemed to urn into each other. How about another phrasing as written.|
Instead, they hope I will choose another career in science or engineering. (or "in the science or engineering field")
|Maggie Starling I gave two ways of saying it as I wasn't quite sure of what you were wanting to say.|
Now that you have cleared it up, I would suggest using my first sentence - Instead, they hope I choose another career of the science and engineering category or, ...
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