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    Which sentence makes sense?

    Dear Teachers,

    Which of the sentences below makes sense?

    I am trying to learn programming and this is exhausting; I should select what I think is important to read, all based on my poor background knowledge of it.

    I am trying to learn programming and this is exhausting, for I should select what I think is important to read, all based on my poor background knowledge of it.

    I am trying to learn programming and this is exhausting; for I should select what I think is important to read, all based on my poor background knowledge of it.

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    Re: Which sentence makes sense?

    Quote Originally Posted by hwhwhwhw View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    Which of the sentences below makes sense?

    I am trying to learn programming and this is exhausting; I should select what I think is important to read, all based on my poor background knowledge of it.

    I am trying to learn programming and this is exhausting, for I should select what I think is important to read, all based on my poor background knowledge of it.

    I am trying to learn programming and this is exhausting; for I should select what I think is important to read, all based on my poor background knowledge of it.
    The first is ok; replace "for" with "so" in the second, and it will be ok. I would omit "all" in front of based.

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