|GPY Neither choice makes proper sense (except possibly in a strained and unlikely interpretation where "its"/"them" refers to something else mentioned earlier). Purely in terms of English, "If you are drinking Cola or Pepsi, you will find that it is ...|GPY
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First part is in the present, and the second clause in the past perfect. Is that correct though? If I have to wait more than 10 minutes for the bus, I would have been better off taking the subway. If I have to wait more than 10 minutes for the ...
If I have to wait more than 10 minutes for the bus, I would be better off taking the subway.
If I have to wait more than 10 minutes for the bus, I would rather take the subway.
GPYIf I have to wait more than 10...If we know in advance that we will have to wait more than ten minutes, then this sentence is fine.
However, if we are talking about the situation in general, then I think the original is appropriate. ...
fivejedjonHowever, if we are talking about the...Oops, yes, I think I was wrong. I think you're right that in some situations the original could be used. ...
Argo80What I would use the plural form were.
was the weight and size of your car?
|Blue Jay You would probably get a more reliable result if you asked what kind of car they were driving, and researched the size and weight of that model yourself. |
|Clive I agree.|
I have no idea about the weight of my car.
|GPY They are both OK.|
You can set your goal as you want, but it is a different issue whether you can achieve it. 1. Would you check whether the above sentence is correct? 2. Could I replace the underlined 'issue' with 'problem?' Thank you.
|GPY I think "issue" is OK. Probably I would most naturally choose "matter" though. I don't think I would choose "problem".|
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