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    If Cathy Canít take it again, She might fail her driving test,

    If he Can help Tom to get thing ready, Nick may arrive a bit early.

    If no one will want to do any work tomorrow,The party might go on all night.

    If Emma canít get the next one, She may miss the train.

    Emma may miss the train, If she can get the next one.

    If Matthew going to center the race, He will probably win it.

    He will probably win it, If Matthew going to center the race.

    Are These Sentences Correct?

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    Re: General

    Quote Originally Posted by Bamdad View Post
    If Cathy Canít take it again, She might fail her driving test,

    If he Can help Tom to get thing ready, Nick may arrive a bit early.

    If no one will want to do any work tomorrow,The party might go on all night.

    If Emma canít get the next one, She may miss the train.

    Emma may miss the train, If she can get the next one.

    If Matthew going to center the race, He will probably win it.

    He will probably win it, If Matthew going to center the race.

    Are These Sentences Correct?
    Before we start on the grammar, please have a look at your capitalisation. You need a capital letter at the start of each sentence and at the start of each proper noun (people's names, for example).

    You do not use a capital letter after a comma.

    In your final sentence (Are these sentences correct?), you only need one capital letter.

    Please go back and edit your post, amending the capitalisation and then we can look at the content.

    Thank you.

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    Re: General

    OK Now, Please Look At These Sentences

    If Cathy Canít take it again, she might fail her driving test,

    If He Can help Tom to get thing ready, Nick may arrive a bit early.

    If No one will want to do any work tomorrow, the party might go on all night.

    If Emma canít get the next one, she may miss the train.

    Emma may miss the train, if she can get the next one.

    If Matthew going to center the race, he will probably win it.

    He will probably win it, if Matthew going to center the race.

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    Re: General

    Quote Originally Posted by Bamdad View Post
    OK Now, Please Look At These Sentences

    If Cathy Canít take it again, she might fail her driving test,

    If He Can help Tom to get thing ready, Nick may arrive a bit early.

    If No one will want to do any work tomorrow, the party might go on all night.

    If Emma canít get the next one, she may miss the train.

    Emma may miss the train, if she can get the next one.

    If Matthew going to center the race, he will probably win it.

    He will probably win it, if Matthew going to center the race.
    You now have more capital letters than you had before! I have marked the incorrect ones in red.

    I hope you don't think I'm just doing this to annoy you, but it's important to write correctly as well as getting the content right.

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    Re: General

    OK, anyway, thank you very much
    but I want you to help me to Check Out the Grammar of these sentences, Please!
    Thank in advance.

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    Re: General

    Quote Originally Posted by Bamdad View Post
    OK, now please look at these sentences.

    1) If Cathy can’t take it again, she might fail her driving test.
    If Cathy can't take what again? She might fail her driving test if she doesn't have enough lessons, or if she is a terrible driver, but I don't understand what she can't take again.

    2) If he can help Tom to get things ready, Nick may arrive a bit early.

    3) If no-one will wants to do any work tomorrow, the party might (or could) go on all night.

    4) If Emma can’t get the next one, she may miss the train.
    This is grammatically OK, but it doesn't make any sense. Why would she miss the train if she can't catch the next one? If she can catch the next one, it doesn't matter if she misses the earlier one.

    5) Emma may miss the train, if she can get the next one.
    Again, this is grammatically correct but a little confusing. Emma may miss the train on purpose because she knows she can catch the next one - is that what you mean?

    6) If Matthew is going to center the race, he will probably win it.
    I don't know what you mean by "center/centre the race". "To centre" means to put something in the middle of something else.

    7) He will probably win it, if Matthew is going to center the race.
    Same problem as with number 6, but this sentence makes less sense.
    See above.

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