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    zaffar is offline Junior Member
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    Default Are the corrections made by the teacher necessary.

    dear teacher,
    My english course teacher made some corrections which i am writing down below along with the original text that i wrote,
    1)my text: Boys' and girls' ages are a matter of minor importance, but the best thing is the harmony between two partners.
    Teacher's correction: Boys' and girls' ages matter? the best thing is the harmony between two partners.
    2) My text: I hope you will advise me to go in the same directions
    Teacher's correction: I hope you will advise me to go on with my plans.
    3) My text: You're right in saying that Matters like boys' and girls' ages should be of minor importance.
    Teacher's correction: You're right in saying that age difference is of minor importance.
    Please make it clear whether i wrote right or wrong and decribe also that Teacher's corrections were necessary or unnecessary.
    kind regards,
    zaffar
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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Are the corrections made by the teacher necessary.

    I see no comp[elling need to turn the first sentence into a question. The second seems better, if you are talking about plans. The third improves the sentence by making it less wordy, but the original is OK too.

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