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    I ordered the food with or through the server

    1) I was told that I have passed the exam over the phone. Can you please provide me a statement of the conversation that we had.

    2) I ordered the food with or through the server.

    3) My brother and I had a bet on competiting against each other on penalty kick, based on five. The winner will get a new pair of shoes.


    Do the above sentences make any sense? Are they constructed correctly? Please advise.

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    Re: I ordered the food with or through the server

    Quote Originally Posted by Jit833 View Post
    1) I was told that I have passed the exam over the phone. Can you please provide me a statement of the conversation that we had.

    2) I ordered the food with or through the server.

    3) My brother and I had a bet on competiting against each other on penalty kick, based on five. The winner will get a new pair of shoes.


    Do the above sentences make any sense? Are they constructed correctly? Please advise.
    1 is fine.
    2 would be "I ordered food from the waiter/waitress" in BrE.
    3 My brother and I had a bet. We took penalty kicks and the first one of us to score three times won a new pair of shoes.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: I ordered the food with or through the server

    Thank you

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    Re: I ordered the food with or through the server

    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.


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