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    Default Rewrite 2

    1- He starts his work at 9 a.m. and finishes at 9 a.m. next day . [ twenty-four
    2- In Egypt , schools are open from September to May . [six-month
    3- We played a video game from 2 to 4. [ hours

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    Default Re: Rewrite 2

    He has twenty-four hour work

    In Egypt ,schools last for a six-month time.

    We played a two –hour video game.

    Are these right?

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    Default Re: Rewrite 2

    Quote Originally Posted by mr_moh55555 View Post
    He has twenty-four hour work

    In Egypt ,schools last for a six-month time.

    We played a two –hour video game.

    Are these right?
    He works 24 hours.
    In Egypt, schools are open for six months.
    3. Is more difficult, it could be "We played a video game for between 2 and 4 hours." or "We played a video game from 2 o'clock until 4 o'clock".

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    What about mine?

    Are they correct?

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    Default Re: Rewrite 2

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    He works 24 hours.
    In Egypt, schools are open for six months.
    3. Is more difficult, it could be "We played a video game for between 2 and 4 hours." or "We played a video game from 2 o'clock until 4 o'clock".
    Excuse me, but I thought that "a two-hour video game" was a video game that lasted 2 hours.
    + the 1st sentence lacks the article "a" and the hyphen.
    He has a twenty-four-hour job.
    For the rest, they are all correct.

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    Default Re: Rewrite 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Trance Freak View Post
    For the rest, they are all correct.
    Except there should be no spaces before commas and one space after them.

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    Default Re: Rewrite 2

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    Except there should be no spaces before commas and one space after them.
    I meant grammatically!
    But thanks for the valuable information!

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    Default Re: Rewrite 2

    Quote Originally Posted by mr_moh55555 View Post
    1- He starts his work at 9 a.m. and finishes at 9 a.m. next day . [ twenty-four
    2- In Egypt , schools are open from September to May . [six-month
    3- We played a video game from 2 to 4. [ hours
    Quote Originally Posted by Trance Freak View Post
    Excuse me, but I thought that "a two-hour video game" was a video game that lasted 2 hours.
    + the 1st sentence lacks the article "a" and the hyphen.
    He has a twenty-four-hour job.
    For the rest, they are all correct.
    Did you look at the original post?

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