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    Default Editing Errors in Compacta Grammer

    Hi ,

    I have a BBC compacta grammer and I have to edit the following paragraphs and make correction. I just want to make sure If I have done it correctly ? I'll write corrections with red font in brackets . There is error in each line .. P.S there is only one error in each line.

    1) It is impossible to understood (Understand) generation
    next or to tackle us(them). All that elders
    do is just keep (Keeping) quite and close their
    eyes. And ( and with out period) is it right on their part
    to doing (do) so ? Teenagers are very
    confident on (at) what they do and
    which(what) they want to do. They
    think them to be ( we'll remove be) independent.

    2) "So you want other(another) day off",
    shouted the officer manager on (at) his clerk
    I'm anxious to hear which (what) excuse you
    have now. You have went(gone) for
    yours (your) grandfather's funeral twice.
    already". A clerk smiled sheepishly ( didn't see any mistake )
    and said,"Today mine(my) grandmother
    was (is) getting married again".

    3) Three is an importance(important) number in
    geometry. A triangle is an (the) strongest
    form on (of ) construction. A Triangle
    form the base of (for) three dimensional
    Pyramid. It is considered the more(most)
    stable and (the) strongest of each
    shapes (shape). Triangles has innumerable
    uses in science and everyday lives(life).

    4) The concern about global warming has(is)
    not that it's happening, and that (didn't find error)
    its (it's) being hastened by modern man.
    It is also occurring at a far great (didn't find error)
    rate then(than) the natural evolutionary.
    process. We are cut (cutting) down trees,
    forcing the extinction of much(most)
    species and polluted (polluting) the environment.

    5) A 25 Million year old fossil have(has)
    revealed that a predecessor to Australia's (Australian's)
    iconic hopping Kangaroo once gallops (didn't find error)
    on each fours(four), had dog like
    fangs and possible(possibly) climed trees,
    scientists have reporting (reported)

    Uff so much of typing ! thanks for your help in advance

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    Default Re: Editing Errors in Compacta Grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by dj_dipuu View Post
    Hi ,

    I have a BBC compacta grammer and I have to edit the following paragraphs and make correction. I just want to make sure If I have done it correctly ? I'll write corrections with red font in brackets . There is error in each line .. P.S there is only one error in each line.

    1) It is impossible to understood (Understand) the next generation or to tackle us(them). All that elders
    do is keep quiet and close their
    eyes. Is it right on their part
    to doing (do) so? Teenagers are very
    confident on (at) what they do and
    which(what) they want to do. They
    think themselves to be independent.

    2) "So you want other(another) day off,
    shouted the officer manager on (at) his clerk
    I'm anxious to hear which (what) excuse you
    have now. You have been to
    yours (your) grandfather's funeral twice
    already". The clerk smiled sheepishly ( didn't see any mistake )
    and said,"Today mine(my) grandmother
    was (is) getting married again".

    3) Three is an importance(important) number in
    geometry. A triangle is an (the) strongest
    form on (of ) construction. A Triangle
    forms the base of a three dimensional
    Pyramid. It is considered the more
    stable and (the) strongest of the
    shapes. Triangles have innumerable
    uses in science and everyday lives(life).

    4) The concern about global warming has(is)
    that it's happening, and that
    its (it's) being hastened by modern man.
    It is also occurring at a far greater
    rate then(than) the natural evolutionary.
    process. We are cut (cutting) down trees,
    forcing the extinction of many
    species and polluted (polluting) the environment.

    5) A 25 Million year old fossil have(has)
    revealed that a predecessor to Australia's
    iconic hopping Kangaroo once galloped
    on all fours, had dog like
    fangs and possible(possibly) climbed trees,
    scientists have reporting (reported)

    Uff so much of typing ! thanks for your help in advance
    Bhai.

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    Default Re: Editing Errors in Compacta Grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Bhai.

    Thanks bhai a lot! But you have missed some and you have shuffled the lines as welll

    These are some pending lines.

    From 1) do is just keep (Keeping) quite and close their
    eyes. And ( and with out period) is it right on their part
    think them to be ( we'll remove be) independent.

    From 4) not that it's happening, and that (didn't find error)

    From 5) revealed that a predecessor to Australia's (Australian's)
    iconic hopping Kangaroo once galloped (didn't find error)
    on all fours(four), had dog like ( are you sure this is correct ?)

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    Default Re: Editing Errors in Compacta Grammer

    From 5) "... revealed that a predecessor to Australia's iconic hopping Kangaroo once galloped on all fours, had dog like fangs and..."

    From 1) "All that elders do is keep quiet and close their eyes.Is it right on their part
    to do so?"
    These are correct.

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