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    Default is this sentence natural?

    Is everything in this sentence correct? Especially the underlined parts.
    Here is your debt. But I'm really sorry, it's $50 short. I will give the rest to you next week.

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    Default Re: is this sentence natural?

    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    Is everything in this sentence correct? Especially the underlined parts.
    Here is your debt. But I'm really sorry, it's $50 short. I will give the rest to you next week.
    That's not a natural sentence. To be logical it needs to be completely rewritten, "it's $50 short" is fine, as is "the rest" in that context.

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    Default Re: is this sentence natural?

    'Here is part of what I owe you. . . .'

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    Default Re: is this sentence natural?

    If you owe me money, it is your debt, not mine. So "here is your debt" is incorrect.

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