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    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to review my paraphrasing of the following using words and word combination from the next sentences?

    1.1. I bear him no ill will.
    1.2. I have no grudge against him.

    2.1. You shouldn’t be envious of your friends’ success.
    2.2. You dhouldn’t your friends their success.

    3.1. In a word you are not at all prepared for it.
    3.2. The long and the short of it is that you are not at all prepared for it.

    4.1. We must all contribute that no tricks or brutalities were beneat him.
    4.2. We must do our bit that no trick or brutalities were beneath him.

    5.1. That’s enough.
    5.2. That’ll do.

    6.1. It was rumoured that no tricks or brutalities were beneath him.
    6.2. Rumours were circulated that he was against any tricks and brutalities.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards

    V.

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    Default Re: paraphrasing of six sentences 3

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to review my paraphrasing of the following using words and word combination from the next sentences?

    1.1. I bear him no ill will.
    1.2. I have no grudge against him.

    2.1. You shouldn’t be envious of your friends’ success.
    2.2. You dhouldn’t your friends their success.

    3.1. In a word you are not at all prepared for it.
    3.2. The long and the short of it is that you are not at all prepared for it.

    4.1. We must all contribute that no tricks or brutalities were beneat him.
    4.2. We must do our bit that no trick or brutalities were beneath him.

    5.1. That’s enough.
    5.2. That’ll do.

    6.1. It was rumoured that no tricks or brutalities were beneath him.
    6.2. Rumours were circulated that he was against any tricks and brutalities.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards

    V.
    2.1. You shouldn’t be envious of your friends’ success.
    2.2. You shouldn’t begrudge your friends their success.

    4.1. We must all contribute that no tricks or brutalities were beneat him.
    4.2. We must do our bit that no trick or brutalities were beneath him.
    These two make no sense.

    6.1. It was rumoured that no tricks or brutalities were beneath him.
    6.2. Rumours were circulated that he was against any tricks and brutalities.
    This pair are opposites
    "If no tricks or brutalities are beneath something", then they will resort to any trick or brutality to get what they want.
    6.1 means that rumours said he was such a person.
    6.2 means that rumours said he was not such a person.

    "to be beneath someone" - "Beating naughty children is (morally) beneath me" = "I am (morally) above beating naughty children" = "I wouldn't beat naughty children".

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    Default Re: paraphrasing of six sentences 3

    Hi Raymott,

    Thank you for your knowledgeable explanation as well as for the relevant corrections.

    There are two new-created pairs of four adapted sentences.

    4.1. We must all contribute to the common cause.
    4.2. We must do our bit to the common cause.

    6.1. It was rumored that no tricks or brutalities were beneat him.
    6.2. Rumours were circulated that he was an outright rogue and a monster of cruelty.

    Regards

    V.

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    Default Re: paraphrasing of six sentences 3

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Hi Raymott,

    Thank you for your knowledgeable explanation as well as for the relevant corrections.

    There are two new-created pairs of four adapted sentences.

    4.1. We must all contribute to the common cause.
    4.2. We must do our bit for the common cause.

    6.1. It was rumored that no tricks or brutalities were beneath him.
    6.2. Rumours were circulated that he was an outright rogue and a cruel monster.

    Regards

    V.
    Yep, that's better!

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