Author Topic: "completely","at all"  (Read 4215 times)

kazu

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"completely","at all"
« on: December 28, 2013, 03:08:52 am »
Would you tell me which is natural?

1  I don' know at all how he is doing now.
2  I don' completely know how he is doing now.

Thanks in advance.

 

Offline Darryl

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Re: "completely","at all"
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2013, 11:34:31 am »
I think both sentences are a little awkward, but #1 is better than #2. There are several ways you could express the same meaning in everyday speech:
I really don't know how he is doing now.
I have no idea (at all) how he is doing now.
I'm not sure how he is doing now.

kazu

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Re: "completely","at all"
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2013, 12:56:22 pm »
Thank you very much for your detailed explanations,darryl.
 
kazu