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    Grammar

    Please correct my sentence if necessary?

    He waits me daily at his office.

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    Re: Grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    Please correct my sentence if necessary?

    He waits me daily at his office.
    'He waits for me at his office daily/everyday'.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: Grammar

    You have been around long enough to know that we like more helpful titles than 'Grammar', diplomacy. 'He waits me daily?' would have been fine for this.

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    Re: Grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by HanibalII View Post
    'He waits for me at his office daily/everyday'.
    Two words - 'every day'.

    'Daily' is not very natural here, in my opinion.

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