Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: wait for

  1. #1
    chum is offline Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Thai
      • Home Country:
      • Thailand
      • Current Location:
      • Thailand
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    171
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default wait for

    1. I read that "wait for youy turn, please" is a common mistake...It should be "wait your turn, please" why? I mean, i've been usin' wait for, like i'm waitin' for her...i mean is "wait for" wrong?

    2. My friend says, there's no such thing as wrong grammar, it should be poor or bad grammar only...then what do you call mistakes like S-v agreement etc...if my friend is right then i should be askin' question like" Is this poor grammar?" instead of " is this wrong grammar?"

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    1,335
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: wait for

    Hi, Chum,
    1. Wait your turn is a set expression. Full point.
    2. Yes, I like your friend's variants more.You can say sth is grammatically wrong, though.
    Best wishes

Similar Threads

  1. wait vs. await?
    By Broceliande in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 25-Jul-2005, 11:50
  2. wait
    By navi t in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 13-Dec-2004, 10:28
  3. wait
    By navi tasan in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 05-Dec-2004, 21:27
  4. wait and waiting?
    By Eway in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 05-Apr-2004, 05:32
  5. wait vs wait for
    By whl626 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-Feb-2004, 14:39

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Hotchalk