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    Smile correcting sentences

    Hi, Barb D
    Could you correct these sentences please?
    The actors inspired the kids with their enthusiasm.
    The actors inspired their enthusiasm with the kids.
    Her talent inspired me to become an actress.
    She inspired me with her talent to become an actress.
    Who(whom) were you inspired by?
    What were you inspired by.

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    Could you correct these sentences please?
    The actors inspired the kids with their enthusiasm.
    The actors inspired their enthusiasm with the kids. The actors' enthusiasm inspired the kids.
    Her talent inspired me to become an actress.
    She inspired me with her talent to become an actress.
    Who(whom) were you inspired by? with
    What were you inspired by. with
    Have a nice day.

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    'Inspired by' is correct.

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    Default Re: correcting sentences

    Yes, now i see.
    Inspire with is used as in the following sentence
    The actors inspired the kids with their enthusiasm.
    I just didn't see. Thank you.

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    Sorry, I've just now seen this thread.

    I don't find this natural: She inspired me with her talent to become an actress.

    You've gotten good advice on the others.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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