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    Default almost young boys

    They are almost young boys between the age of thirteen and fifteen.

    Is it acceptable with "almost" here? Please.

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    Default Re: almost young boys

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    They are almost young boys between the age of thirteen and fifteen.

    Is it acceptable with "almost" here? Please.
    It doesn't make sense with "almost".

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    Default Re: almost young boys

    They are almost all young boys between the age of thirteen and fifteen.

    How about this? Please.

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    Default Re: almost young boys

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    They are almost all young boys between the age of thirteen and fifteen.
    That's fine.

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    Default Re: almost young boys

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    They are almost young boys between the age of thirteen and fifteen.

    Is it acceptable with "almost" here? Please.
    Nearly is a bit better.
    They are nearly young boys between the age of thirteen and fifteen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leonardoatt View Post
    Nearly is a bit better.
    They are nearly young boys between the age of thirteen and fifteen.
    No it isn't. It's wrong.

    You might consider refraining from attempting to answer questions until your own command of the language is better. You have given more than one incorrect answer recently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    No it isn't. It's wrong.

    You might consider refraining from attempting to answer questions until your own command of the language is better. You have given more than one incorrect answer recently.
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    Default Re: almost young boys

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    They are almost all young boys between the age of thirteen and fifteen.

    How about this? Please.
    Do you understand this?

    There were a number of people. Almost all of the people are young boys. There are a few other people who are not young boys.

    If this is what you meant to say, your sentence is fine, as already stated. If you had another meaning in mind, try to describe what you want to say and we'll help you write the correct sentence for that meaning.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leonardoatt View Post
    OK I THINK NO ONE NEEDS ME IN THIS PLACE.LEAVING YOU DEAR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS FOREVER.
    ALL THE BEST....................
    There is a place for you here as a learner.

    Unfortunately, your knowledge of English is not strong enough for you to answer questions, even though you want to help.

    No one is telling you to leave the forums. However, we do ask that you stop trying to answer questions. Feel free to ask questions that will help you improve your knowledge of English.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Okay.I will do my best.

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