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    Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    1 a)This is the place where/that I first met her.
    2 b) This is the place I first met her.

    3 a)I don't like the way that you speak.
    4 b)I don't like the way you speak.

    5 a) This is the place where he was born.
    6 b) This is where he was born.

    7 a) The harder you study,the better your exam results are.
    8 b) The harder you study,the better your exam results.


    9 a) The more confidence you build up in yourself, the greater are your chances of success.
    10 b) The more confidence you build up in yourself, the greater your chances are of success.

    Thanks a lot!
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    Re: Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    Riya Raymond, Why don't you try to use a part of which you want to be discussed as the title? I guess we would get more response. I am also waiting for answers to the same you want as it seems to me quite important.

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    Re: Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hiya Raymond View Post
    Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    1. This is the place where/that I first met her.
    2. This is the place I first met her.
    3. I don't like the way that you speak.
    4. I don't like the way you speak.
    5. This is the place where he was born.
    6. This is where he was born.

    7. The harder you study,the better your exam results are.
    8. The harder you study,the better your exam results.


    9. The more confidence you build up in yourself, the greater are your chances of success.
    10. The more confidence you build up in yourself, the greater your chances are of success.

    Thanks a lot!
    We don't help with homework and even when it's not homework, we expect you to try first and then we tell you if you have got the right answer.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    Dear teacher, I really tried and they are not homework.Some of them were found in different places,and I've transformed the origional sentences in order that it would be easy to compare. For example,the 9 and 10,the 9 sentence is original while 10 is a transformed sentence from a sience and educational film subtitle.

    Also, please forgive my broken English level and I would like your advice for my mistakes sincerely,thank you very much!

    PS I think all of them are correct except 2.
    Last edited by Hiya Raymond; 23-Aug-2013 at 06:06. Reason: I would like your advice

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    Re: Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    In 7 and 8, and in your posts, the punctation spacing is incorrect. We always put a space after a comma.
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    Re: Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    Change 'I wish your considerable advices' to 'I would like your advice'.

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    Re: Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hiya Raymond View Post
    Dear teacher, I really tried and they are not homework.Some of them were found in different places,and I've transformed the origional sentences in order that it would be easy to compare. For example,the 9 and 10,the 9 sentence is original while 10 is a transformed sentence from a sience and educational film subtitle.

    Also, please forgive my broken English level and I wish your considerable advices for my mistakes sincerely,thank you very much!

    PS I think all of them are correct except 2.
    Raymond, it would help us if you would set out these questions in a way that explains what you are doing. Here is an example:

    "I have copied the first of each pair of sentences from various native sources and modified them. Are my modifications correct?
    1 a) This is the place where/that I first met her.
    1 b) This is the place I first met her.
    ... "

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    Re: Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    Thanks a million!

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    Re: Which ones of following sentences are incorrect?

    Thank you, teacher! But,are those sentences correct? Especially 2,6,7,8,9,10.
    Also,I like the sentence“I have copied the first of each pair of sentences from various native sources and modified them. Are my modifications correct?”

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