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    Default correction of a few sentences 4

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the feasibility of the following sentences?

    I committed it to a friend for safe-keeping.
    Precautions to be taken by safe keeping of explosives at quarries.
    She gave a detailed account of the accident.
    He accounted for five of the enemy.
    Our battery accounted for three enemy planes.
    This action reflects little credit on him.
    They reaffirmed their commitment that thy would help.
    Whp gave you the authority to do this?
    We have to apply to the authority.
    I have to make the supreme sacrifice.
    I am not to be abused by.
    He is not to be swayed.
    She struggled to overcome her prejudice.
    This was a life-and-death struggle.
    It was a struggle to make ends meet.
    They struggled to remain alive.
    How much have I to my credit?
    He has been wrongly credited with this discovery.
    I gave you credit for being a more sensible fellow.
    He resolved to employ all his credit in order to prevent the marriage.
    No credit is given in this shop!
    This store does not give credit!
    You would hardly credit him with having acted so foolishly.
    Her work does credit to her teacher.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Last edited by vil; 22-Sep-2009 at 11:44.

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    Exclamation Re: correction of a few sentences 4

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the feasibility of the following sentences?
    I committed to a friend for its safe-keeping.
    Precautions
    have to be taken (by)for safe keeping of explosives at quarries.
    She gave a detailed account of the accident.
    OK
    He accounted for five of the
    enemies (y).
    Our battery
    has shot down/ accounted for three enemy planes. I think shot down is the right word here.
    This action reflects little credit upon/on him. Upon is more appropriate.
    They reaffirmed their commitment that thy would help.
    OK
    Whp gave you the authority to do this?
    OK
    We have to apply to the authority.
    OK
    I have to make the supreme sacrifice.
    OK
    I am not to be abused by
    man but I am willing to be loved.Ok
    He is not to be swayed
    by sentiments.Ok
    She struggled to overcome
    the hr prejudice. OK
    This was a life-and-death struggle
    for him. OK
    It was a struggle to make ends meet.
    He needs to work three full-time minimum wage jobs just to feed the whole family. OK
    They struggled to remain alive. OK
    How much have I to my credit?
    Ok You have enough goodwill to your credit.
    He has been wrongly credited with this discovery.
    Ok It is done by some body else
    I gave you credit for being a more sensible fellow.
    OK
    He resolved to employ all his credit in order to prevent the marriage.
    OK better would be; He staked all his credit in order to prevent the marriage.
    No credit is given in
    /by this shop! By is more appropriate.
    This store does not give credit!
    Ok
    You would hardly credit him with having acted so foolishly.
    Ok
    Her work does credit to her teaching/teacher. I think it should be teaching.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    SKP

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