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    You can't drive a car. You will run it over many people if you drive it. Correct?

    Hi teachers,

    1) I am trying to cut the Internet down. Correct?
    2) I am trying to cut down the Internet. Correct?
    3) I am trying cut down my using Internet. Correct?

    4) You can't drive a car. You will run it over many people if you drive it. Correct?

    5) I hit you in joke. Correct?


    Many thanks in advance.

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    Re: You can't drive a car. You will run it over many people if you drive it. Correct?

    1 & 2) Acceptable grammatically, but both sentences sound pretty crazy.

    3) This is closer to what you're trying to say, but I'd write it like this:
    "I am trying to cut down on my Internet usage."

    4) The second sentence makes sense, but it's a little awkward. My suggestion:
    "You will run many people over if you drive it."

    5) I'm not sure what you're trying to say here. Do you mean that you're playfully punching someone?

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    Re: You can't drive a car. You will run it over many people if you drive it. Correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Naeem PTC View Post
    Hi teachers,

    1) I am trying to cut the Internet down. Correct? No
    2) I am trying to cut down the Internet. Correct? No
    3) I am trying cut down my using Internet. Correct? No

    4) You can't drive a car. You will run it over many people if you drive it. Correct? No. It's grammatical, but what does it mean? Is it a prophecy?

    5) I hit you in joke. Correct? Huh? "I hit you as a joke?" Maybe, "I hit you in fun" - if that's the sort of fun you want to be known to enjoy.


    Many thanks in advance.
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    Re: You can't drive a car. You will run it over many people if you drive it. Correct?

    I am trying to cut down facebook. Correct?

    He was run over by a car. I ran a car over him. If you drive a car, you might run it over me. I hope it will help you understand and then to correct my sentence?

    So you will run many people over if you drive a car. Correct? and I can't use "it/car" between "run and over".

    I hit you as a joke. OR I hit you in fun. These are correct?

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    Re: You can't drive a car. You will run it over many people if you drive it. Correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Naeem PTC View Post
    I am trying to cut down facebook. Correct? No. You could say "I'm trying to cut down on my use of Facebook".

    He was run over by a car. I ran a car over him. If you drive a car, you might run it over me. I hope it will help you understand and then to correct my sentence? "He was run over by a car" is a correct sentence and it's meaning is clear. "I ran a car over him" is grammatically correct but unlikely, unless you deliberately drove you car over him.

    So you will run many people over if you drive a car. Correct? It's grammatical but unlikely.

    I hit you as a joke. OR I hit you in fun. These are correct? They are both grammatical.
    Bhai.

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    Re: You can't drive a car. You will run it over many people if you drive it. Correct?

    He was run over by a car. (Statement of fact, no cause or responsibility given.)
    I ran him over with the car. (Statement of fact, likelihood is that it was an accident.)
    I ran over him with the car. (Statement of fact, assumption would be that I did it on purpose.)

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