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Nanako
Their products are rife with faults. I am wondering if this sentence is correct or not. And if there is any better way to say this, could you tell me how I can say it differently?
Jan 17, 2016 12:48 AM
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Their products are full of faults. Their products have many problems. Their products have many issues. Their products are inferior.
January 17, 2016
100% correct English, but you usually see it this way: - His thesis was rife with errors. - The shoe factory is rife with safety violations. It's not a commonly used word, you probably will not hear it in conversation.
January 17, 2016
The sentence is correct. While "rife" is not the most common word, it will be understood by most educated native English speakers. You may find its meaning lost on people with a basic vocabulary, or those who are not native speakers.
January 17, 2016
Nanako
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese, Korean
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Chinese (Mandarin), English