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    Default rephrasing pls help!

    could you help me with this propositions and correct those that are wrong?


    1.Although he studies hard,Derek never does well in his exams. MATTER
    Derek never does well in his exams,no matter how hard he studies.
    2.It looks as though the thieves escaped in a white Mercedes van. GETAWAY
    The thieves may have getaway in a white Mercedes van.
    3.The town council rarely seem to consider the whises of the residents. INTO
    The wishes of the residents rarely are considered into by the town council.
    4.Carrie's mum said it was her fault the party was ruined. PLACED
    Carrie's mum ................... for the party being ruined.
    5.When the thieves broke into our home,they took our computer and all our CDs as well. ONLY
    As a result of the break-in,we only lost our computer and all our CDs.
    6.There were a lot of people at the resort,but Mandy still had a great time. FACT
    Mandy had a great time at the resort despite the fact she was crowded.
    7."You left my MP3 player on the bus,Joe!"shouted Oliver. ACCUSED
    Oliver accused Joe for living his MP3 player on the bus.

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    Default Re: rephrasing pls help!

    Quote Originally Posted by ellutza View Post
    could you help me with this propositions and correct those that are wrong?


    1.although he studies hard,derek never does well in his exams. matter
    derek never does well in his exams,no matter how hard he studies.

    2.it looks as though the thieves escaped in a white mercedes van. getaway
    the thieves may have getaway in a white mercedes van. have made their getaway...

    3.the town council rarely seem to consider the whishes of the residents. into
    the wishes of the residents rarely are considered into by the town council. ..rarely are taken in account by the town council//are rarely taken in to account...

    4.carrie's mum said it was her fault the party was ruined. placed
    carrie's mum ................... For the party being ruined. carrie's mother place the blame on carrie for....
    5.when the thieves broke into our home,they took our computer and all our cds as well. only
    as a result of the break-in,we only lost our computer and all our cds.

    6.there were a lot of people at the resort,but mandy still had a great time. fact
    mandy had a great time at the resort despite the fact she was crowded. .. .despite the fact that it was crowded/that there were a lot of people there.

    7."you left my mp3 player on the bus, joe!"shouted oliver. accused
    oliver accused joe of leaving his mp3 player on the bus. "accused" used ok.
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    Default Re: rephrasing pls help!

    thank you very much ! any advice in the future for rephrasing? i think i have some problems..some serious problems at this.

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    Default Re: rephrasing pls help!

    You are not that bad at it. Just keep posting, and take note of changes made.

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