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    Default house-liked box

    I put the chocolate inside a house-liked box as a giveaway present to all the guests.

    1. Is the above sentence correct?
    2. house-liked box : I mean the box in a shape as a house

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: house-liked box

    "House-shaped" box. And "giveaway" is redundant.

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    Default Re: house-liked box

    If it is similar to a house, it is "house-like". I prefer SoothingDave's "house-shaped" for your example though.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: house-liked box

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "House-shaped" box. And "giveaway" is redundant.
    "And "giveaway" is redundant"

    I am sorry, what do you mean of the above explanation.

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    Default Re: house-liked box

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    "And "giveaway" is redundant"

    I am sorry, what do you mean of the above explanation.
    Any present is given away. To add "giveaway" is not needed. Words that are not needed are called redundant words.

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