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    Question Please correct this sentence

    Hello,

    Do the following sentences have nativity of English language?

    1. Could I give you a hand moving this table?
    2. His statement pulled the carpet under my feet.
    3. You snatched my words.
    4. The shoes grew out of my size.
    5. You have to kill your spleen to work in that company.

    Any suggestions and correction are highly appreciable.

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    basharath

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    Re: Please correct this sentence

    2 pulled the carpet from under my feet
    3 the words out of my mouth
    4 I grew out of my shoes
    5 bust a gut

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    Re: Please correct this sentence

    Thank you very mch!!

    But I need more clarification on the last sentence that is "bust a gut". How should I use it.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Please correct this sentence

    It's a colloquial expression meaning to make a great effort

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