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    Jit833 is offline Member
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    Default I hope to see my mom for a longer length/ period of time.

    1) I hope to see my mom for a longer length/ period of time.

    2) I hope I can lengthen the length of summer season.

    3) I would like to seek your service in helping me to paint and clean my house. If your services are good, then I will seek your service for a longer length of time/duration next time.

    4) If the teacher is good, I will see her for a longer session.


    * Can I use the highligted words in the above sentences? Are these sentences written correctly? Please advise.

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    Default Re: I hope to see my mom for a longer length/ period of time.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jit833 View Post
    1) I hope to see my mom for a longer length/ period of time. Or '...for a longer time', or just '...for longer.'

    2) I hope I can lengthen the length of summer season.

    3) I would like to seek your service in helping me to paint and clean my house. If your services are good, then I will seek your service for a longer length of time/duration next time. This is too wordy. 'I would like you to help me to paint and clean my house. If I am satisfied, you can help me for longer next time.'

    4) If the teacher is good, I will see her for a longer session. OK.


    * Can I use the highlighted words in the above sentences? Are these sentences written correctly?
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    Jit833 is offline Member
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    Default Re: I hope to see my mom for a longer length/ period of time.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
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    Thank Rover_KE for correcting the sentences for me. I really appreciate it.

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Default Re: I hope to see my mom for a longer length/ period of time.

    Your thanks are appreciated, Jit, but you don't need to send them in a separate post.

    We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


    Rover

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