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    Default error

    please check the error-:
    ram was slept late in night..

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    Quote Originally Posted by saket.english01 View Post
    please check the error-:
    ram was slept late in night..
    The ram was slept late at night.
    Thank you very much !

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    Not 'was slept'

    Ram slept late...

    It's not clear what you mean- did Ram start sleeping late or sleep until late? (I presume Ram is a name and not the animal)

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    How can I express that a sheep is forced (obligated) to sleep late ? (Although I think it sounds weird).
    I don't know my dictionary is whether right or not, but I looked up the word "ram" and it says "ram" means "he-sheep". (I don't know which word to use in English, it translates into Vietnamese).
    Can "ram" be a meaning word ? (except the meaning "random access memory")
    Thank you very much !

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    Quote Originally Posted by saket.english01 View Post
    please check the error-:
    ram was slept late in night..
    Saket, I've told you before:

    1. Say 'Please check for errors' - not 'please check the error'.

    2. Use :- not -:

    3. Use a capital letter for the first word of a sentence and a single full stop at the end.

    * * *

    We need to know the context in which you found the sentence
    ram was slept late in night
    It doesn't make sense on its own.

    Rover

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazYgeeK View Post
    How can I express that a sheep is forced (obligated) to sleep late ? (Although I think it sounds weird).
    I don't know my dictionary is whether right or not, but I looked up the word "ram" and it says "ram" means "he-sheep". (I don't know which word to use in English, it translates into Vietnamese).
    Can "ram" be a meaning word ? (except the meaning "random access memory")
    Thank you very much !
    ===Not a teacher====

    "Ram" is a common name in India, which can be named for a man.

    "Ram slept late at night" is what I guess the initial query was.

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    If saket would give us some context we wouldn't have to guess.

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