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    #11

    Smile Re: help correct my sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by esophea View Post
    Here is the sentence

    You can see a wonderful boy that he wants to do something.

    Is this sentence correct or incorrect?

    If it is correct please say YES.
    If it is incorrect Please Say NO and explain.

    if you can answer immediately i would say 1000 thanks
    because i have it in my mind for days.
    a wonderful boy who wants to do....
    Think you are talking about the same boy in both sentences,so you use the so called relative for people(who) as the subject of the second one,who is relating to "that boy"

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    #12

    Re: help correct my sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by kasiajez View Post
    You can see a wonderfull boy who wants to do something.
    The only thing wrong with that sentence is that "wonderful" is misspelled.

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    #13

    Re: help correct my sentence

    Hi! I am not a teacher.
    No esophea your sentence is not correct. Though I am just trying to guess the sense.
    "You can see that wonderful boy, he wants to do something." Is that what you want to say?

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    #14

    Re: help correct my sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by thod00 View Post
    Thread necromancy :(
    This is one of the funniest things I have ever seen in any forum, ever! Thank you!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #15

    Re: help correct my sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Asterix View Post
    Hi! I am not a teacher.
    No esophea your sentence is not correct. Though I am just trying to guess the sense.
    "You can see that wonderful boy, he wants to do something." Is that what you want to say?
    To my way of thinking, if a person asks if a sentence is correct that person wants to know if the sentence is grammatical. The sentence in question is certainly grammatical. How much sense it makes is another question.


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