[Game] Creating sentences

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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby linguoboy » 2018-10-04, 15:41

france-eesti wrote:it turned out the huge quantity of C vitamin she forced herself to swallow turned out to be toxic for her liver.

Stylistic issue. The simplest way to fix it is to delete the first highlighted clause. Alternatively, if you want to keep that, change "turned out to be " to "was".
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby azhong » 2018-10-11, 4:49

Christmas morning dawned, cold and white. Henry and Ron, the only ones left in their dormitory, were woken very early by Hermione, who burst in, fully dressed and carrying presents for them both. (from You-know-The-Book II)

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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby tiuwiu » 2019-01-05, 5:55

When the comedian finished his performance, everyone burst into laughter.
Please correct my mistakes. I'd really appreciate it ❤

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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby france-eesti » 2019-01-18, 10:52

Everyone thought it was a dumb idea but they adopted it in the end.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby tiuwiu » 2019-01-22, 19:33

There is no such thing as a dumb question.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby france-eesti » 2019-01-25, 9:49

Please stop asking questions and do the job you're paid for.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby tiuwiu » 2019-01-26, 8:13

"I really hate my job," was his first thought in the morning, when his alarm clock sounded for the sixth time, and he finally did get out of bed.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby Dormouse559 » 2019-01-26, 18:34

I just watched a show about a man who fights in the American Revolution only to find out his sweetheart has married another man when he finally gets home.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby france-eesti » 2019-01-27, 7:39

Sweetheart, don't be so hard with the kids - they're just being teenagers and it requires a normal amount of stupidity.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby Dormouse559 » 2019-01-27, 16:40

Only two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the first one.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby france-eesti » 2019-01-27, 17:29

Sure, carry on patronizing me and you'll see how successful your attempt to get me to bed is gonna be.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby linguoboy » 2019-01-29, 18:22

france-eesti wrote:Sure, carry on patronizing me and you'll see how successful your attempt to get me to bed is gonna be.

get me to bed = get me to go to bed and sleep
get me in(to) bed = have sex with me

I'm honestly not sure which one you're going for here.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby france-eesti » 2019-01-29, 21:07

Yes, I was in doubt - to get into bed was what I meant :P
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby tiuwiu » 2019-01-30, 18:05

france-eesti wrote:Sure, carry on patronizing me and you'll see how successful your attempt to get me to bed is gonna be.



The elderly man tried to help the young woman put on her jacket but she did not like his patronizing manner.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby france-eesti » 2019-01-30, 19:19

Come on Ron, give a hand to this elderly woman, can't you see she won't get out of the bus by herself?
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby tiuwiu » 2019-02-12, 15:47

She hurt herself when she tried to drive a nail into the wall with a hammer.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby linguoboy » 2019-02-13, 18:29

I still kinda want to nail him but he's stood me up twice already.
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby france-eesti » 2019-02-14, 14:18

You've stood me up twice Fabien and yet you think I'll trust you again?
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby tiuwiu » 2019-02-18, 16:45

"Now come on, tell me your secret,” the man said ice calm. “Also” he added flashing a fake smile, "I won't tell anyone. I swear, you can trust me."
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Re: [Game] Creating sentences

Postby linguoboy » 2019-02-18, 17:01

Notes on punctuation:

france-eesti wrote:You've stood me up twice, Fabien, and yet you think I'll trust you again?

When a noun is used in the vocative, English requires it be set off with commas.

tiuwiu wrote:"Now come on, tell me your secret,” the man said ice calm. “Also,” he added, flashing a fake smile, "I won't tell anyone. I swear, you can trust me."

A comma is also used to set off dialogue and participial phrases but is not generally required with subordinate clauses.
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