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    Mr. Garry gave us some hints for improving our writing ability.


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    Does "hints" in the above mean "suggestions" or "some pieces of advice?" Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Mr. Garry gave us some hints for improving our writing ability.


    Hi,
    Does "hints" in the above mean "suggestions" or "some pieces of advice?" Thanks.
    Hi, Angli!

    Check hints definition | Dictionary.com

    I would stay with "suggestions" and "advice" instead of "hints".

    "Hints' implies that complete information is not being provided.

    "Mr. Garry gave us some suggestions for improving our writing ability."

    "Mr. Garry gave us some advice for improving our writing ability."

    Cheers,
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    Thanks, Amigos4, for the explanation and kindness.
    It thrills me to read your name again. It seems like meeting a long-lost friend again.
    You makes my day!

    Correct me if I write anything wrong.

    Best regards,

    Lewis

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    Default Re: some hints/suggestions/advice for

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Thanks, Amigos4, for the explanation and kindness.
    It thrills me to read your name again. It seems like meeting a long-lost friend again.
    You makes my day!

    Correct me if I write anything wrong.

    Best regards,

    Lewis
    Thanks for the very kind words, Lewis! I'll be sure to provide you with many 'hints' as we continue to share our friendship!

    Cheers,
    Amigo

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