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Education A little help from native speakers needed :-)

Discussion in 'General' started by [DE]FreD_S, 4 Jul 2012.

  1. [DE]FreD_S

    [DE]FreD_S Certified Specialist of Awesomeness

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    Hi people,

    I was wondering which sentence would be correct, if any of them are correct at all. Could you help me here?

    1. User profiles contain a lot of settings and data whose configuration users invested much time in.

    2. User profiles contain a lot of settings and data for which the users invested much time to configure.

    3. User profiles contain a lot of settings and data the users invested much time to configure.

    Thanks in advance :)

    Cheers,

    Fred
     
  2. murraynt

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    The third sentence of your would be the easiest to understand.

    I'd Say:

    Users profiles contain settings and data, which users invest a lot of time into configuring/personalising

    I'm sure somebody else would be able to structure it better than I have.
     
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  3. Shirty

    Shirty W*nker! Super Moderator

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    All of your sentences make sense, so good work. I'd suggest:

    User profiles contain personalised settings and data that users will have spent lots of time configuring.

    or

    User profiles contain personalised settings and data, which users will have spent a lot of time configuring.

    All the best :thumb:
     
  4. [DE]FreD_S

    [DE]FreD_S Certified Specialist of Awesomeness

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    Thanks alot guys :)
     
  5. Shirty

    Shirty W*nker! Super Moderator

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    No worries, just shout if you want any more guidance :)
     
  6. Ljs

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    I like #2 best.

    #1 isn't too hot, #3 is fine.
     
  7. Enders

    Enders What's a Dremel?

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    #2 sounds best
     

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