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    virtual, tenses

    I am wearing a virtual shirt of Indian cricket team.

    I was watching T.V. when the giant was coming nearby my door, suddenly I thrown my book, which I kept in my hand, to the giant through the window.

    Please correct this two sentences of mine.

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    Re: virtual, tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    I am wearing a virtual ?? shirt of an Indian cricket team.

    I was watching T.V. when the giant came near my door. Suddenly, I threw the book I was holding in my hand at the giant, through the window.

    Please correct these two sentences of mine.
    smth like that...

    virtual means "existing in the mind, especially as a product of the imagination". A virtual shirt??

    It's good that you didn't wear virtual trousers...
    Last edited by bianca; 07-Jul-2007 at 22:39.

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    Re: virtual, tenses

    I think Gary is going by this meaning of virtual: 1 almost as described, but not completely or according to strict definition.

    It can be used in this way: "I am wearing a shirt that is virtually the same as that used by the Indian cricket team."

    I was watching T.V. when the giant came near my door. Suddenly, I threw the book I was holding in my hand at the giant, through the window.

    I was watching T.V. when a giant came close to the house and I threw the book, which was I was holding in my hand, through the window at the giant.


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    Re: virtual, tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    I think Gary is going by this meaning of virtual: 1 almost as described, but not completely or according to strict definition.

    It can be used in this way: "I am wearing a shirt that is virtually the same as that used by the Indian cricket team."

    I was watching T.V. when the giant came near my door. Suddenly, I threw the book I was holding in my hand at the giant, through the window.

    I was watching T.V. when a giant came close to the house and I threw the book, which was I was holding in my hand, through the window at the giant.
    I was watching T.V. when a giant came close to the house and I threw the book, which was I was holding in my hand, through the window at the giant.

    Is that normal Angelika?

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    Re: virtual, tenses

    Nope - it's the end of a long day. Delete the first "was".

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    Re: virtual, tenses

    Thank you friends.
    Are the following sentences correct?

    (1) She was virtually collapsed when she was running about 100 km.

    (2) Her fighting with her neighbour is a virtual war.

    Please help me.

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