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    Default Can you check my Four Sentences if correct? (Thanks)

    These sentences are intended to be written in Standard English that is informal enough for correct use of contractions to be acceptable. In each sentence, cross out or delete the incorrect words and write the corrected words.
    1.My advice is that your explanation was sound in principle, and you would have passed if you’d made less errors.
    Correct: My advice to you is that, explanation was sound in principle, and you would have passed if you’d made fewer errors.

    2.He felt so bad about embarrassing her at dinner that he decided to lay down and feel sorry for himself after dessert.
    Correct: He felt so bad about embarrassing her at dinner. He decided to lie down and feel sorry of himself after dessert.

    3.The horse was already standing stationery in its stall when they finished their chores.
    Correct: The horse was already standing stationery in its stall, after they finished their chores.


    4.A large number of their family members left Iran after its revolution.
    Correct: A larger number of her family member left Iran after its revolution.

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    Default Re: Can you check my Four Sentences if correct? (Thanks)

    Quote Originally Posted by lindalinda1228 View Post
    3.The horse was already standing stationery in its stall when they finished their chores.
    Correct: The horse was already standing stationery in its stall, after they finished their chores.


    4.A large number of their family members left Iran after its revolution.
    Correct: A larger number of her family member left Iran after its revolution.
    For the first one, I would simply delete the word stationery. For the second one, try:
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    Quite a few members of their family left Iran after the revolution.



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    Default Re: Can you check my Four Sentences if correct? (Thanks)

    'stationary' is the word you want.
    'stationary' (adj) immobile, standing still


    "stationery" (n) materials used for writing or typing
    Stationery | Define Stationery at Dictionary.com

    (unless it's a spelling variation of 'stationary')

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    Default Re: Can you check my Four Sentences if correct? (Thanks)

    Of course, if the horse is standing it is not moving. (Stationary is the right word to use there.)


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