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    Is this sentence correct? "I'm too scared to take girl's hand"

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    Default Re: Is this sentence correct?

    "I'm too scared to take a girl's hand"

    What would you do with it if you took it?
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    Nothing, I just wanted to know that I'm right

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    Default Re: Is this sentence correct?

    There is nothing wrong with your (corrected) sentence, but I think we are more likely to say, "... to hold a girl's hand' or '... to take a girl by the hand'.
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    Default Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Thank you for help I appreciate your help, but I prefer my sentence, because yours looks to me just a little bit strange =)

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    Preferring your sentence because you can show that it is more natural or more grammatically correct would be fine, but to prefer your sentence to that of a native English speaker just because the native speaker's version "looks just a little bit strange" to you is not a good way to improve your English!
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    Default Re: Is this sentence correct?

    If you're going to ignore our advice you might as well not bother asking for it.

    A better title would have been I'm too scared to take a girl's hand.

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