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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: What Is Good Writing? A Short Post

    I left the UK for Asia a while ago, taking advantage of the flexibility and rootlessness of the globalised world.

    PS Which sentence?

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    Quote Originally Posted by searcher
    Well, excuse me that makes perfect sense. I should have guest it was something like that. I hope you a lot of success with your studies. If I may ask, why are you living in Cambodia? OBTW What is wrong with my first sentence?
    This sentence is the one I was referring to: Well, excuse me that makes perfect sense. The verb makes and the subject me appear not to agree in number, but it sounds right to me; however, as I have said before I am no English major.

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    Default Re: What Is Good Writing? A Short Post

    It's right- the subject is 'that', which is singular.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It's right- the subject is 'that', which is singular.

    If “that” is the subject the sentence is correct, but I feel that me is the subject, but if I am wrong I am wrong. I feel the sentence is about me, and the reason I should ask to be excused

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    Default Re: What Is Good Writing? A Short Post

    If you punctuated it, you could make the two parts clearer:
    Excuse me; that makes perfect sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    If you punctuated it, you could make the two parts clearer:
    Excuse me; that makes perfect sense.

    I think you are right.

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