Jeremy Pan
about the different of two sentences "I have no difficulties with my efforts to finish this task." & “I have no difficulties to finish this task with my efforts”
Nov 27, 2014 12:04 PM
Answers · 5
It is not clear what pangaga is trying to save. One possibility is : "I do not expect any difficulties with this task", which means "I do not think I shall encounter any problems." We rarely, if ever, use "I have no difficulties..." as a statement. I can't think of a situation where we might use it. I suppose if asked, "Do you have any financial difficulties?", we might give "I don't have difficulties" as an elliptical defiant answer. Another possibility is: "I had no difficulty in completing this task." Another possibility is: "I don't have a problem with doing this on my own", which means "I am willing to do it without help from others." Well, we don't know what pangaga wishes to say.
November 27, 2014
Can we remove the phrase "with my efforts"? I think the sentence will look (or sound) better without it. I think it's better to be like this, "I had no difficulties in finishing this task."
November 27, 2014
I don't think any native speakers would write either of the sentences.
November 27, 2014
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Jeremy Pan
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