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    come with

    Is this sentence OK?

    His wife and son will come with him to the meeting tomorrow.

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    Re: come with

    I see no problem with it. You might see a slightly different word order more often:

    "His wife and son will come to the meeting with him tomorrow."

    However, there is nothing wrong with your version.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 24-Oct-2012 at 15:28. Reason: Typo
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    Re: come with

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I see no problem with it. You might see a slightly different word order more often:

    "His wife and soon with come to the meeting with him tomorrow."

    However, there is nothing wrong with your version.
    I believe you meant, 'His wife and son will come to the meeting with him tomorrow.'

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    Re: come with

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I see no problem with it. You might see a slightly different word order more often:

    "His wife and soon will come to the meeting with him tomorrow."

    However, there is nothing wrong with your version.
    I think we should also start posting warnings: "Not writing from a computer" or something of the like. Just in case, y'know
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: come with

    Thanks. I've edited my original.
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    Re: come with

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    I believe you meant, 'His wife and son will come to the meeting with him tomorrow.'
    Something very odd happened on this one. When I saw the correction I went back and looked at my original (without editing it). I had clearly typed "soon" accidentally, but the word "will" said exactly that. On my screen there was no version (by me) where the word "will" had been replaced by the word "with".
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    Re: come with

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Something very odd happened on this one. When I saw the correction I went back and looked at my original (without editing it). I had clearly typed "soon" accidentally, but the word "will" said exactly that. On my screen there was no version (by me) where the word "will" had been replaced by the word "with".
    The typo-correcting fairy flew in unnoticed. Unfortunately, she was having a bad day. She spotted the 'with' but missed the 'soon'. I'll reprimand her most severely when I next see her - and also tell her to make a note of any editing she does in future.

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    Re: come with

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    The typo-correcting fairy flew in unnoticed. Unfortunately, she was having a bad day. She spotted the 'with' but missed the 'soon'. I'll reprimand her most severely when I next see her - and also tell her to make a note of any editing she does in future.
    Aha! I did wonder if a mod had corrected it for me (thank her please!) but the last time that happened the "Edited by ..." message still appeared under the post but with the moderator's name instead of mine. As there was no "Edited by" message, I assumed the fairy hadn't visited!
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    Re: come with

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Aha! I did wonder if a mod had corrected it for me (thank her please!) but the last time that happened the "Edited by ..." message still appeared under the post but with the moderator's name instead of mine. As there was no "Edited by" message, I assumed the fairy hadn't visited!
    If the editing is done within a few minutes of the original post, the 'Edited by' message does not appear. This is the case whether you edit your own post or a mod or fairy edits it.

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    Re: come with

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    If the editing is done within a few minutes of the original post, the 'Edited by' message does not appear. This is the case whether you edit your own post or a mod or fairy edits it.
    Thanks. I'd never noticed that.
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