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    Default We order take out for Christmas dinner and ate the meal at my friend's house.

    1) We order take out for Christmas dinner and ate the meal at my friend's house.
    2) We usually dine in/ eat out for Christmas Eve dinner.
    3) We on dine out on special occasion such as birthday and Christmas.



    Can somebody correct the above sentences if there is mistakes.

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    Default Re: We order take out for Christmas dinner and ate the meal at my friend's house.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jit833 View Post
    1) We order take out for Christmas dinner and ate the meal at my friend's house.
    2) We usually dine in/ eat out for Christmas Eve dinner.
    3) We on dine out on special occasion such as birthday and Christmas.



    Can somebody correct the above sentences if there is mistakes.
    1. Look again. You have a problem with tense agreement.
    2. OK.
    3. You have an extra word and you have used the singular where you should have used the plural twice.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: We order take out for Christmas dinner and ate the meal at my friend's house.

    You also need to correct '...if there is mistakes.'

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    Default Re: We order take out for Christmas dinner and ate the meal at my friend's house.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    1. Look again. You have a problem with tense agreement.
    2. OK.
    3. You have an extra word and you have used the singular where you should have used the plural twice.


    Correction.

    1) We order take out for Christmas dinner and ate the meal at my friend's house.
    We ordered take-out Christmas dinner and ate it at my friend's house.

    2) We on dine out on special occasion such as birthday and Christmas.
    We dine out on special occasions such as birthday and Christmas.

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    Default Re: We order take out for Christmas dinner and ate the meal at my friend's house.

    We would use "birthdays" as presumably it's not just one person's birthday you celebrate in that way.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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