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    error message

    I'm not being able to send you a SMS. I keep receiving an error message every time I try.

    Hi,
    Is it fine, please?
    Thanks.


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    #2

    Re: error message

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    I'm not being able to send you a SMS. I keep receiving an error message every time I try.

    Hi,
    Is it fine, please?
    Thanks.
    One change and it will be fine.

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    Re: error message

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    One change and it will be fine.
    Thanks, Anglika!

    I wonder if there's a particular reason not to use "I am being" in this sentence, please.

    Is it correct to say "I am not being fair/sarcastic/clear"?

    Thanks.


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    #4

    Re: error message

    Because you are carrying out an action, not expressing a feeling. Your second example contains terms descriptive of being, not actions.

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    #5

    Re: error message

    Hi,
    Perhaps there's one more thing you need to change.
    'a SMS ' to 'an SMS'

    cheers.

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    Re: error message

    Quote Originally Posted by Kazuki View Post
    Hi,
    Perhaps there's one more thing you need to change.
    'a SMS ' to 'an SMS'

    cheers.
    thanks.
    despite beginning with a consonant, it sounds like a vowel, right?
    thanks.

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    Re: error message

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    thanks.
    despite beginning with a consonant, it sounds like a vowel, right?
    thanks.
    absolutely !!

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