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    sariputra is offline Junior Member
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    Default about sentence pattern

    Dear teachers,

    That saves you time and effort.--- (1)
    That saves your time and effort.---(2)

    With reference to the above two sentences, I would appreciate it if you kindly
    answer my questions such as:

    1) Which sentence is grammatically acceptable ?
    2) If both are grammatically acceptable, which sentence is more advisable
    between sentence (1) and (2) ?

    Best regards,
    Sariputra
    Last edited by sariputra; 18-Jun-2005 at 05:31.

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    Default Re: about sentence patterns

    Both are acceptable; #1 is idiomatic.

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    Default Re: about sentence patterns

    Dear Mr. Micawber,

    Thank you very much for your kind answer. It was very helpful to me.
    I wish you good health and prosperity in all of your businesses.

    Sincerely yours,
    Sariputra
    Last edited by sariputra; 18-Jun-2005 at 06:57.

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