I like all of them

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I like all of them

Post by STEVENSAKURA » Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:19 pm

- My sisters always pays attention to my health, studies and relations. She can cook a lot of terrific dishes, and I like all of them so bad.

- Do these sound good enough? :)

Thanks so much!

StevenSakura
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Post by russcable » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:16 pm

My sisters always pays attention to cares about my health, studies and relationships -or- love life. She can cook a lot of terrific dishes, and I like all of them so badmuch -or- very much.

Your relations are your relatives (or there's an outside possibility is that she watches you have sexual intercourse).

Idiomatically, you can want things badly, but you can't like things badly.

You could also say:
She can cook many terrific dishes. I like all of them very much. I like them all so much. They're all so delicious.

If you think they're terrific, I would assume that you like them, but it doesn't hurt to say it.
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Re: I like all of them

Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:28 pm

Let's look at the various elements of what you wrote:

"My sisters always pays attention to my health, studies and relations."

You need to make the verb and the subject agree: 'sisters' does not go with 'pays'. 'Relations' is ambiguous in this context: do you mean 'relationships', or 'relatives'?

"She can cook a lot of terrific dishes, and I like all of them so bad."

Be aware that using an adjective as an adverb in this way is not standard British English usage, but is largely confined to Americans. So if you are addressing someone who is not from the USA, you should consider rephrasing the last part of the sentence: "...and I like all of them so badly!", or perhaps "...and I like all of them so much!"
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