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    Sentence help

    Are these correct? If not why?

    1. I feel sick. I think it is from the different kinds of chocolate bars I ate earlier.
    2. I feel sick. I think it is from the different kinds of chocolate bar I ate earlier.

    3. I feel sick. I think it is from the different kind of chocolate bars I ate earlier.
    4. I feel sick. I think it is from the different kind of chocolate bar I ate earlier.

    5. He dies more then he can kill. (This is correct.)
    6. He dies more then he kills. (Is this correct? Does it make sense? What does this mean? )

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    You will here 1&2 being used. 'Kinds'should definitely beplural,though there will be different views about 'bar'. 5&6 don't make senseto me.

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    Thanks.
    So what do these mean?
    1. I feel sick. I think it is from the different kinds of chocolate bars I ate earlier.
    2. I feel sick. I think it is from the different kinds of chocolate bar I ate earlier.

    3. I made some cakes but they’re all burnt. ( I understand what this means).
    4. I made some cakes but it is all burnt. ( Is this incorrect?)
    5. I made some cake but it is all burnt. ( correct?)
    6. I made some foods but they’re all burnt. ( Is this correct? What does this mean?).
    7. I made some food but they’re all burnt. ( Is this correct? What does this mean?).
    8. I made some Italian foods but they’re all burnt. ( Is this correct? What does this mean?).
    9. I made some Italian food but they’re all burnt. ( Is this correct? What does this mean?).
    10. I made some Italian food but it is all burnt. ( Is this correct? What does this mean?).

    Are these correct? What do they mean?
    11. I want some more food.
    12. I want some more foods.
    13. I want some more Italian food.
    14. I want some more Italian foods.

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    Are these correct? If not, how can I correct these?

    1. There is a boy and a girl.
    2. There are a boy and a girl.
    3. There are a debit and a visa machine.

    Are these right? They don't sound so good, how can I make it sound better?
    4. What did you call me for today?
    5. What did you call me for, for today?

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    1. There is [u]a boy[/u and (there is) a girl sitting over there.
    3. There is a debit machine and (there is) a visa machine around the corner.

    Why did you call me today?
    For what reason did you call (me) today?

    All the best, :D

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    I saw this movie title but I don't understan it.

    Are these correct? If not, why?
    1. The lady killer. (Saying someone is a lady killer?
    2. The Ladykillers (What does this mean?)

    3. She is a man hater. (What does this mean?)
    4. She is a men hater. (What does this mean?)

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    Are these correct? If not, why?
    1. The lady killer. (Saying someone is a lady killer?
    2. The Ladykillers (What does this mean?)

    a 'ladykiller' is a man who is very attractive to women. The film title plays on this word as it is about men trying to kill a woman.

    3. She is a man hater. (What does this mean?)
    This one is correct. It simply means that she doesn't like men.
    4. She is a men hater. (What does this mean?)


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    Why is this incorrect?

    1. She is a men hater. (What does this mean?)

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    We wouldn't use the plural there.

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    Can you tell me what does it mean? So I can understand why it is wrong.

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