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    could you correct my propositions? i don't have any idea at 2 and 5.


    1."Do your homework first,and then you can go to the cinema ",said Jim's brother. LONG
    Jim's brother agreed to let him go to the cinema as long as he writes his homework first.
    2."Yes,i took the money,but Ned told me to do it!" said George. WHO
    George claimed that it was Ned who ...to take the money.
    3.Harry thought of throwing a surprise party for Katie's birthday. CAME
    Harry came with the thought of throwing a surprise party for Katie's Birthday.
    4.They are decorating our living room,so the house is a mess. DONE
    We are having done our living room, so the house is a mess!
    5.I really hate when people speak to me like that! BEING
    I really object people being ..... like that!
    6.I was just about to call him when he rang me instead. POINT
    I was on the point to call him when he range me instead.
    7.The manager gave her secretary strict instructions that no one should be allowed to disturb her. CIRCUMSTANCES
    "Under no circumstances to be disturbed!", the manager told her secretary.
    8.I learnt a lot about gardening,thank to Kevin. FOR
    If it wasn't for Kevin , i wouldn't have learnt so much about gardening.

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    Default Re: rephrasing correct?pls

    Quote Originally Posted by ellutza View Post
    could you correct my propositions? i don't have any idea at 2 and 5.


    1."Do your homework first,and then you can go to the cinema ",said Jim's brother. LONG
    Jim's brother agreed to let him go to the cinema as long as he doeshis homework first. YES

    2."Yes,i took the money,but Ned told me to do it!" said George. WHO
    George claimed that it was Ned who told me to take the money. Yes

    3.Harry thought of throwing a surprise party for Katie's birthday. CAME
    Harry came up with the thought of throwing a surprise party for Katie's Birthday.

    4.They are decorating our living room,so the house is a mess. DONE
    We are having our living room done, so the house is a mess!

    5.I really hate when people speak to me like that! BEING
    I really hate being spoken to like that!

    6.I was just about to call him when he rang me instead. POINT
    I was on the point of calling him when he range me instead.

    7.The manager gave her secretary strict instructions that no one should be allowed to disturb her. CIRCUMSTANCES
    "Under no circumstances am I to be disturbed!", the manager told her secretary.

    8.I learnt a lot about gardening, thanks to Kevin. FOR
    If it weren't for Kevin, i wouldn't have learnt so much about gardening.
    Questions welcome

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    Default Re: rephrasing correct?pls

    thank you very much!

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