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What do you plan to major in college?
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  • eoi
  • Jan 31st 2010, 19:21
What do you plan to major in in college?
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  • Snout
  • Sep 26th 2010, 07:58
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  • Sep 26th 2010, 07:58
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Sentence #275589

eng
What do you plan to major in in college?
deu
Welches Hauptfach gedenkst du zu studieren?
deu
Was willst du auf der Universität als Hauptfach studieren?
fra
Dans quoi as-tu l'intention de te spécialiser à l'université ?
fra
Qu'as-tu l'intention d'étudier à l'université ?
jpn
大学では何を専攻するつもりですか。
大学[だいがく] で[] は[] 何[なに] を[] 専攻[せんこう] する[] つもり[] です[] か[] 。[]
nld
Wat ben je van plan te gaan studeren?
pol
Jakie kierunek zamierzasz studiować?
rus
Что ты планируешь выбрать в качестве специальности в колледже?
tur
Üniversitede hangi alanda uzmanlaşmayı planlıyorsun?
eng
What do you plan to major in at college?
epo
Kiun ĉefan fakon vi intencas studi?
epo
Pri kio vi intencas specialistiĝi en la universitato.
epo
Kion vi intencas studi en la universitato?
epo
Kion vi volas studi kiel ĉefan fakon en la universitato?

Comments

pliiganto
Sep 26th 2010, 07:48
in in?!
Snout
Sep 26th 2010, 07:55
I'm not sure, but I guess the first "in" is the particle of the verb to major in sthg, and the second one is the particle indicating the place, eg "college". Native explanation/re explanation welcome !
kebukebu
Sep 26th 2010, 08:36
Using "in in" here is grammatically correct, and sounds natural in spoken language. Repeated words often look strange in writing, even if they represent valid grammar. For example: "I learned that she had had a baby."

As Snout said, the first "in" is associated with "major" (e.g. "I plan to major in linguistics.") and the second "in" is associated with "college".

An acceptable alternative to this would be "What do you plan to major in at college?"

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