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weight and small

Postby tp » Mon Oct 11, 2004 4:38 am

Dear Alan,

Please help me with my sentences below. thank you in advance.

1. My weight was too heavy, so I had to do more exercise 2 years ago. (I want to keep the word "weight", so is it correct?)

2. Your voice is too small, I can't hear you. (Can I use "small" in this sentence?)

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Postby Alan » Mon Oct 11, 2004 9:39 am

1. If you insist on keeping 'weight', you will need to say 'my weight was too GREAT', but that would be rather unnatural. 'I was too heavy' would be preferable.

2. No: my voice was too SOFT.
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