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    When somebody told me the wrong way...

    When I was 17 years old my mom paid the English class for me. During that time my parents divorced and every two weeks I had to visit my father. From my father's house, I had to take another direction to go my English class. When I took the bus, I asked somebody how to get to the Centennial high school and then the guy told me the wrong way. Because that person told me the wrong way, I decided to ask the police officer to drive me to that school who also offer ESL class. When I came to the classroom, I told every classmate including the teacher that a police officer drove me to the English class. Let me tell you everyone was laughing and at the end my teacher asked me if I will call the 911 to get in my father's house and after that I could stop to laugh when she asked me that question.

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    Re: When somebody told me the wrong way...

    Quote Originally Posted by Stromgol View Post
    When I was 17 years old my mom paid the English class for me. During that time my parents divorced and every two weeks I had to visit my father. From my father's house, I had to take another direction to go my English class. When I took the bus, I asked somebody how to get to the Centennial high school and then the guy told me the wrong way. Because that person told me the wrong way, I decided to ask the police officer to drive me to that school who also offer ESL class. When I came to the classroom, I told every classmate including the teacher that a police officer drove me to the English class. Let me tell you everyone was laughing and at the end my teacher asked me if I will call the 911 to get in my father's house and after that I could stop to laugh when she asked me that question.
    When I was 17 years old my mom paid the tuition for me to go to English class. During that time my parents divorced, and every two weeks I had to visit my father. From my father's house, I had to go in another direction to go my English class. When I took the bus, I asked somebody how to get to Centennial high school and the guy told me the wrong way. Because that person told me the wrong way, I decided to ask a police officer to drive me to another school that also offered ESL class. When I came to the classroom, I told everyone including the teacher that a police officer had driven me to the English class. Let me tell you everyone was laughing, and a one point the teacher asked me if I was going to call 911 to get to my father's house, and I had to laugh when she asked me that question.
    What do you think?

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    Re: When somebody told me the wrong way...

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post

    If I may, RonBee, I see a couple of typos:
    When I was 17 years old my mom paid the tuition for me to go to English class. During that time my parents divorced, and every two weeks I had to visit my father. From my father's house, I had to go in another direction to go to my English class. When I took the bus, I asked somebody how to get to Centennial High School and the guy told me the wrong way. Because that person told me the wrong way, I decided to ask a police officer to drive me to another school that also offered ESL class. When I came to the classroom, I told everyone including the teacher that a police officer had driven me to the English class. Let me tell you everyone was laughing, and at one point the teacher asked me if I was going to call 911 to get to my father's house, and I had to laugh when she asked me that question.
    What do you think?
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    Re: When somebody told me the wrong way...

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    When I was 17 years old my mom paid the tuition for me to go to English class. During that time my parents divorced, and every two weeks I had to visit my father. From my father's house, I had to go in another direction to go my English class. When I took the bus, I asked somebody how to get to Centennial high school and the guy told me the wrong way. Because that person told me the wrong way, I decided to ask a police officer to drive me to another school that also offered ESL class. When I came to the classroom, I told everyone including the teacher that a police officer had driven me to the English class. Let me tell you everyone was laughing, and a one point the teacher asked me if I was going to call 911 to get to my father's house, and I had to laugh when she asked me that question.
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    I think it's good but I didn't mean I went to another school.

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    Re: When somebody told me the wrong way...

    Quote Originally Posted by Stromgol View Post
    I think it's good but I didn't mean I went to another school.
    OK....please try to write the sentence correctly and let us have a look at it.

    Cheers,
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    Re: When somebody told me the wrong way...

    Here is the sentence in question:
    Because that person told me the wrong way, I decided to ask the police officer to drive me to that school who also offer ESL class.
    "That school that also offers ESL class" indicates that it is a different school.

    Let's try:
    Because that person told me the wrong way I ended up at the wrong place. I decided to ask the police officer to drive me to school.
    What do you think?


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    Re: When somebody told me the wrong way...

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post

    Let's try:
    Because that person told me the wrong way I ended up at the wrong school. I decided to ask the police officer to drive me to my school.

    What do you think?

    RonBee, let's eliminate any confusion. Will the additions take care of this problem?

    Cheers,
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    Re: When somebody told me the wrong way...

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    RonBee, let's eliminate any confusion. Will the additions take care of this problem?
    I cannot tell from the text that the place where he ended up was a school. I am fairly sure, however, that he ended up at the wrong place since it was not where he wanted to be. Also, I am not sure how calling the school "my school" clarifies matters.


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