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Grammar question



Aldona 777
Russian Federation

Grammar question
 
Friends,
 
he seems to be a good friend  or
he seems a good friend?
Thank you!

23 Jan 2010      



PhilipR
Thailand

Both are correct.
Googlefight agrees.

23 Jan 2010     



ironik
Australia

I think first one sounds better, I didn īt like the second.

also, he seems like a good friend sounds good. =)

23 Jan 2010     



Kate (kkcat)
Russian Federation

I use both :)

23 Jan 2010     



Nebal
Lebanon

The two are correct for me!!
Hugssssssssssss,
Nebal

23 Jan 2010     



aliciapc
Uruguay

Hi Aldona,
he seems to be a good friend is correct.
The other one I have to say I agree with ironik.
A hug.
Alicia

23 Jan 2010     



lshorton99
China

Both are correct. The second would be more likely to be used in speech - īto be ī or, as ironik suggested, īlike ī are ellipted.

23 Jan 2010     



ebrahmi
Tunisia

What I īm sure of is that seems to be is % 100 correct. It is part of the name of popular song by Elton John & Blue: "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"

23 Jan 2010     



Aldona 777
Russian Federation

THANK you All Guys!!!!!!!!!!!

24 Jan 2010