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Re: correct English usage

On Tuesday 03 April 2012 22:04:24 consultores wrote:
> >> When I took the French Bac., the criterion laid down for the aural
> >> English
> >> exam was that marks would be awarded for speaking as would a native
> >> speaker,
> >> explicitly in preference to the "correct" usage.
> Here, i only can ask, what side of the dichotomy could be considered as
> an undoubted true?

I'm sorry, I don't understand you, or I would answer.  You are indicating the 
problem.  Words used in unusual ways are less comprehensible.  (And yes, I am 
sure that many others will have understood you.  But sadly, I have not.)


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