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    Three Boys Are NO Boys

    Could anyone please proofread the writing of mine? I want to improve my writing.

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    Three Boys Are NO Boys

    One boy is a boy. Two boys are half a boy. And three boys are no boys at all. There's a similiar Chinese proverb saying about the Chinese team work. Though, I feel ashamed, and wouldn't like to admit it, I have to say it is true.

    Last week, an American supervisor of mine requested Peter, Mary, and I, three Chinese of us, to do a job together- testing the quality of packing from a potential supplier. I went to Peter, and he said he was very busy. So did Mary. They simply passed the buck. I was frustrated.

    Later I told about this to another Chinese friend of mine. I told her I prefered my supervisor let me do it alone, and I could do it excellently, if she gave me the authority. She agreed with me.

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    Re: Three Boys Are NO Boys

    One boy is a boy. Two boys are half a boy. And three boys are no boys at all.
    Where does this come from?

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    Re: Three Boys Are NO Boys

    [QUOTE=thedaffodils;806680]
    Could anyone please proofread the writing of mine? I want you to improve my writing.
    Thank you very much!



    Three Boys Are NO Boys


    One boy is a boy. Two boys are half a boy. And three boys are no boys at all. There's a similar Chinese proverb saying about the Chinese team work. Even though (no comma) I feel ashamed, and wouldn't like to admit it, I have to say it is true.

    Last week, an American supervisor of mine requested Peter, Mary, and me, the three Chinese of us from China, to do a job together testing the quality of packing from a potential supplier. I went to Peter, and he said he was very busy. So did Mary. They simply passed the buck. I was frustrated.

    Later I told about this to another Chinese friend of mine. I told her I preferred my supervisor to let me do it alone, and that I could do it excellently, if she gave me the authority. She agreed with me.
    februar (no teacher)

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    Re: Three Boys Are NO Boys

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Where does this come from?
    Hi Tdol,

    Here's the URL link from answers.com about that.

    Two boys are half a boy, and three boys are no boy at all: Information from Answers.com

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    Re: Three Boys Are NO Boys

    Hello februar,

    Vielen danke! Thank you very much for your help.

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