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    Default Joining of Sentences

    I opened the cage. The parrot flew out right away.
    In joining the sentences are the words in bold needed?

    The parrot flew out right away as soon as I opened the cage.

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    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 09-Mar-2011 at 12:08. Reason: wrong title of question

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    Default Re: Indirect Speech

    They are not needed.

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    Default Re: Indirect Speech

    You don't need right away in the single sentence version.

    Tan Elaine, please give your threads more meaningful titles, such as The parrot flew out right away.

    Re: Indirect Speech has nothing to do with your question.

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    Default Re: Indirect Speech

    Sorry and thanks for pointing our the error, Rover.

    It should be 'Joining of Sentences'. I will edit the title.

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    Default Re: Indirect Speech

    It should be 'Joining of Sentences'. I will edit the title.
    Please don't - that's just boring.

    Think how eye-catching and interesting The parrot flew out right away would be.

    In many cases you might find links to Similar Threads down at the bottom of the page.

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