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  1. Anonymous
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    help in correction of sentence

    1. Two and two (make) four.

    2. Hard works neve (go) waste.

    3. She insisted to do this.


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  2. jnsummer
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    Re: help in correction of sentence

    1. Two and two (make) four.

    2. Hard works neve (go) waste.

    3. She insisted to do this.


    the 1st i'm not sure of. the 2nd should be hard work never goes to waste. it's a proverb.

    the 3rd, it means she had a very strong feeling towards doing something and she counldn't be persuaded to change her mind. that's what the word 'insist' means.
    hope this is of some help. :)


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    Re: help in correction of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by shakeel
    1. Two and two (make) four.

    2. Hard works neve (go) waste.

    3. She insisted to do this.


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    Hello,
    IMHO,
    1. Two and two makes four.
    2. Hard work never goes waste.
    (Iíve found similar sentences using Google).
    3. She insisted to do this. Thereís nothing to correct. I think itís OK.
    WRT all of you!

  3. lucyarliwu
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    Re: help in correction of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by shakeel
    1. Two and two (make) four.

    2. Hard works neve (go) waste.

    3. She insisted to do this.


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    My answers are as followed:

    Two and two makes four.
    Hard work never goes to waste.
    She insisted on doing this.

    :) Lucy


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    Re: help in correction of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by lucyarliwu
    Quote Originally Posted by shakeel
    1. Two and two (make) four.

    2. Hard works neve (go) waste.

    3. She insisted to do this.


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    My answers are as followed:

    Two and two makes four.
    Hard work never goes to waste.
    She insisted on doing this.

    :) Lucy
    I agree with Jamie and Lucy about "Hard work never goes to waste". I've had a mistake.
    Iím sorry!

  4. lucyarliwu
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    Re: help in correction of sentence

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    Quote Originally Posted by lucyarliwu
    Quote Originally Posted by shakeel
    1. Two and two (make) four.

    2. Hard works neve (go) waste.

    3. She insisted to do this.


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    My answers are as followed:

    Two and two makes four.
    Hard work never goes to waste.
    She insisted on doing this.

    :) Lucy
    I agree with Jamie and Lucy about "Hard work never goes to waste". I've had a mistake.
    Iím sorry!


    That's all right, friend! :)

    cheers!

    lucy

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    Re: help in correction of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by shakeel
    1. Two and two (make) four.

    2. Hard works neve (go) waste.

    3. She insisted to do this.


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    1. I have seen the first one with either verb "makes/make".

    I prefer the singular verb "makes"

    2. Hard work never goes to waste.

    3. She insisted on doing this.

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    In British English the plural '2 and 2 make 4' is very common. :?

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