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    I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

    1) I want to make donation in my grandmother's name to the senior home. I just want to make donation out of altruistism/goodwill/benevolence.

    2) I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

    3) My reason for making donation is purely for altruistic reasons.

    4) My reason for making donation is motivated by altruistic reasons.



    Hope somebody can help me check the above sentences and see if they need any correction. Thanks.

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    Re: I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

    The main problem with all four sentences is that you have omitted the indefinite article before "donation".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

    You could say:
    1) I want to make an altruistic donation in my grandmother's name to the senior home.
    2) I want to make a donation altruistically - without expecting anything in return.
    3) I am making a donation for purely altruistic reasons.
    4) Motivated by altruistic reasons, I am making a donation.

    I am not an English teacher, but I think these sentences would be understandable...

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    Re: I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

    Hello,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jit833 View Post
    1) I want to make donation in my grandmother's name to the senior home. I just want to make donation out of altruistism/goodwill/benevolence.

    2) I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

    3) My reason for making donation is purely for altruistic reasons.

    4) My reason for making donation is motivated by altruistic reasons.



    Hope somebody can help me check the above sentences and see if they need any correction. Thanks.

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    Re: I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jit833 View Post
    1) I want to make donation in my grandmother's name to the senior home. I just want to make donation out of altruistism/goodwill/benevolence.

    2) I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

    3) My reason for making donation is purely for altruistic reasons.

    4) My reason for making donation is motivated by altruistic reasons.



    Hope somebody can help me check the above sentences and see if they need any correction. Thanks.
    I'd leave "for altruistic reasons" out of them all. But then you wouldn't say, "I want to offer you a bribe" either.
    I'd say that in Canada, where you say you are, a donation is an altruistic gift. "I want to make a donation" is sufficient.
    Also, 3 and 4 are bad. "My reason is for altruistic reasons" One reason is for another reason? No. Your donation is motivated by altruistic reasons. Even better, your donation is motivated by [your] altruism.

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    Re: I just want to make donation altruistically without expecting anything in return.

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