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    Jumbled words

    Hi! I've just found an exercise in which the task is to put the words in the right order. Could you help me?
    Punctuates and big initials are given.

    The sentences are :
    1. softer./much/hat./like/It's/colorful/I/the
    2. too./and/lot/expensive,/more/it's/Yes,/a
    3. nicer,/a/expensive./It's/a/a/but/more/hundred/lot/dollars/is/little

    Thanks a lot!

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    Re: Jumbled words

    Quote Originally Posted by suzie0726 View Post
    Hi! I've just found an exercise in which the task is to put the words in the right order. Could you help me?
    Punctuates and big initials are given.

    The sentences are :
    1. softer./much/hat./like/It's/colorful/I/the
    2. too./and/lot/expensive,/more/it's/Yes,/a
    3. nicer,/a/expensive./It's/a/a/but/more/hundred/lot/dollars/is/little

    Thanks a lot!
    You try first.

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    Re: Jumbled words

    I've already tried it,but I'm not English. You can suggest it easily.

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    Re: Jumbled words

    Quote Originally Posted by suzie0726 View Post
    I've already tried it,but I'm not English. You can suggest it easily.
    You are not English but you are a student. As a student, you have to work! Really, we are not going to just give you the answer. Here is just one clue: the first one starts with the word "I".

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    Re: Jumbled words

    You're right,but I'm so disappointed. I tried to create the sentences correctly many times,but I didn't succeeded. Ok, I can try it once again. Well,my sentences are:
    1. I like the softer much. It's colorful.
    2. Yes, it's a lot more expensive,too.
    3. It's a little nicer, but a lot more expensive hundred dollars.
    Thanks for your help!

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    Re: Jumbled words

    Quote Originally Posted by suzie0726 View Post

    1. I like the softer much. It's colorful. You forgot the hat. I believe it's a "colorful hat". Check where the full stops (periods) are in the original exercise.
    2. Yes, it's a lot more expensive, too. One word is missing.
    3. It's a little nicer, but a lot more expensive hundred dollars. "It's a little nicer," is correct. To get the rest of the sentence you need to check that you have used all the words supplied.
    Thanks for your help!
    not a teacher

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    Re: Jumbled words

    Quote Originally Posted by suzie0726 View Post
    You're right,but I'm so disappointed. I tried to create the sentences correctly many times,but I didn't succeeded. Ok, I can try it once again. Well,my sentences are:
    1. I like the softer much. It's colorful.
    1. I like the colorful hat. It's much softer.
    2. Yes, it's a lot more expensive,too.
    2. Yes, and it's a lot more expensive too.
    3. It's a little nicer, but a lot more expensive hundred dollars.
    3. It's a lot nicer, but hundred dollars is a little more expensive.
    Thanks for your help!
    Good luck
    PS. Don't get disappointed. You were almost done, just a few points.

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    Re: Jumbled words

    Quote Originally Posted by suzie0726 View Post
    You're right,but I'm so disappointed. I tried to create the sentences correctly many times,but I didn't succeeded. Ok, I can try it once again. Well,my sentences are:
    1. I like the softer much. It's colorful.
    2. Yes, it's a lot more expensive,too.
    3. It's a little nicer, but a lot more expensive hundred dollars.
    Thanks for your help!
    You were close but in number 1 you forgot a word and in number 3 you changed a word. These exercises are a little challenging but the most important thing is to concentrate and make sure you use all the words in each one, and that you don't change them. It's a good idea to write each word out on its own little piece of paper and put the pieces of paper in front of you. Then you can move them around all over the place without constantly having to write down your guess.

    With the first one, for instance, you know that a subject and a verb usually go together so you can automatically put "I" with "like". You also know that "It's (It is)" might be followed by an adjective so you can try "It's softer" and "It's colorful".

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    Re: Jumbled words

    @moonlike. I did hesitate over the "little"/"lot" decision, I now think your version is the more plausible.

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