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    Default Can somebody help me correct these sentences?

    1) All the noises will wake your parents up/ wake up your parents.
    2) The noises will awaken your parents.
    3) The noises will interrupt your parent's sleep.

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    Default Re: Can somebody help me correct these sentences?

    Quote Originally Posted by scott833 View Post
    1) All the noises will wake your parents up/ wake up your parents.
    2) The noises will awaken your parents.
    3) The noises will interrupt your parent's sleep.
    Are you talking about very specific noises, or just that someone is being loud?

    If it's specific noises, then:

    The (or those) noises will wake your parents up.

    If it's just general noise, then:

    The noise will wake your parents up.

    There is nothing wrong with the word "awaken", it's just not used as often as the phrasal verb "wake up".

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    Default Re: Can somebody help me correct these sentences?

    Ditto emsr2d2's comment about the non-countable noun "noise".
    Also, "wake up" is a separable phrasal so, either "wake your parents up" or "wake up your parents" is OK. And in #3 if you are referring to both parents, it should be " parents' ".

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