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    #1

    is this correct in English?

    All that leaves now is for me to wish you a Merry Christmas

    or

    All that leaves now are for me to wish you a Merry Christmas


    Can one say this in English?
    Thanks


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    #2

    Exclamation Re: is this correct in English?

    I think neither of the sentences makes any sense. Seems the word leave can not be used that way.

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    #3

    Re: is this correct in English?

    Quote Originally Posted by tintincute View Post
    All that leaves now is for me to wish you a Merry Christmas

    or

    All that leaves now are for me to wish you a Merry Christmas


    Can one say this in English?
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    Try: "All that's left now, is for me to wish you a Marry Christmas."


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    #4

    Re: is this correct in English?

    ok thank you very much.


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    #5

    Wink Re: is this correct in English?

    It is not in English !
    Obviously, it is a typical mistake made by foreign speakers which is a subconscious translation of your mother tongue. Cool what ?

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