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    Default range from making table to making graph

    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentence is the correct?

    Sentence1:
    My Word skills range from making table to making graph.
    Sentence2:
    My Word skills is ranged from making table to making graph.
    Sentence3:
    I have a wide range of Word skills from making table to making graph.

    I want to say:
    I understand a lot of Word Skills. I undersatnd both basic skills (eg making table) and advanced skills (eg making graph).

    Thanks

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    Default Re: range from making table to making graph

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentence is the correct?

    Sentence1:
    My Word skills range from making tables to making graphs.
    Sentence2:
    My Word skills is ranged from making table to making graph.
    Sentence3:
    I have a wide range of Word skills from making table to making graph.

    I want to say:
    I understand a lot of Word Skills. I undersatnd both basic skills (eg making table) and advanced skills (eg making graph).

    Thanks
    Sentence 1 is (almost) correct - note my amendment above. Tables and graphs both need to be in the plural.

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    Default Re: range from making table to making graph

    Better to say: My skills in Word (program) ...

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    Default Re: range from making table to making graph

    Say that they include, not range from and to. Those are two pretty related skills and show a limited range, not an expansive one.
    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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    Default Re: range from making table to making graph

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Say that they include, not range from and to. Those are two pretty related skills and show a limited range, not an expansive one.
    The OP said that (in his/her opinion) making tables is a basic skill and making graphs is an advanced skill, which is why I left "range from.....to" in. Personally, I'm inclined to agree with you, Barb!

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