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    Dreamy Lady is offline Newbie
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    Default Which sentence is meaningful

    Hi

    I want to know which sentence is meaningful and grammatical

    I graduated from the secondary school with a high rate

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    I got a high rate in the 3rd secondary

    Thanx in advance

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    Default Re: Which sentence is meaningful

    Neither sentence is grammatical as they don't end in full stops.

    As for being meaningful, 'with a high rate' is not colloquial. Perhaps you mean 'with good grades'.

    The second sentence is meaningless.

    You spelt thanks wrong.

    Rover

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    Default Re: Which sentence is meaningful

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Neither sentence is grammatical as they don't end in full stops.

    As for being meaningful, 'with a high rate' is not colloquial. Perhaps you mean 'with good grades'.

    The second sentence is meaningless.

    You spelt thanks wrong.

    Rover
    Thanks alot Rover

    you said that the second sentece is meangingless, Okay what about the first one..??
    If it is meaningless also how can I say it in a suitable way..?

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    Default Re: Which sentence is meaningful

    What do you mean by 3rd secondary? Rate should probably be grades/marks, but I have never heard of 3rd secondary.

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    Default Re: Which sentence is meaningful

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    What do you mean by 3rd secondary? Rate should probably be grades/marks, but I have never heard of 3rd secondary.
    When I graduated from the secondary school I got 98%<<but I don;t know if the word(rate) can be used here or not

    Actually, I don't know how to say it in a meangingful senences.

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    Default Re: Which sentence is meaningful

    See Rover's post #2.
    I graduated from secondary school with good (or high) grades.

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    Default Re: Which sentence is meaningful

    Quote Originally Posted by Dreamy Lady View Post
    When I graduated from the secondary school I got 98%<<but I don;t know if the word(rate) can be used here or not

    Actually, I don't know how to say it in a meangingful senences.
    See Rover's post #2. He did not sat that your first sentence was meaningless; he suggested a modification. I graduated from secondary school with good (or high) grades (or marks.)

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