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Giselle
Hello everyone! I have a question: is it right to say " I don't like that you smoke" in English? It just doesn't sound correct to me...What would be the best alternative? Can you help, please?
Apr 28, 2019 12:56 AM
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"I don't like you smoking"

"I don't like it when you smoke"

What you said is absolutely correct as well.

April 28, 2019
Hello, Giselle! It is absolutely correct to say it like that. As well you could use "I don't like that you are smoking" or "I don't want you to smoke".
April 28, 2019
Giselle,

"I don't like that you smoke" is entirely good, concise English. You could clarify it with "...the fact that you smoke", but that is wordy.

April 28, 2019
Thank you!!!
April 28, 2019
Giselle
Language Skills
English, Portuguese
Learning Language
English