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    Are these sentences correct:

    1-I won't stay till the end of the tournament. I'll just wait to see how some of the matches end and I'll go home.

    2-I won't stay till the end of the tournament. I'll just wait to see how a few of the matches end and I'll go home.

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    Those sentences certainly are correct.

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    Thanks a lot, RonBee.

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    Default Re: wait

    You could also join them into single sentences.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    You could also join them into single sentences.
    True.


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    a more natural phrasing might be:

    I'm not going to stay for the whole tournament. I just want to see how a few of the matches go before heading home.

    or

    I'm not planning to stay for the whole tournament, I just want to see how the first few matches go.

    sticking with your original construction:
    "I'll just wait to see how a few of the matches end and THEN I'll go home."

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    Default Re: wait

    Quote Originally Posted by AintFoolin
    a more natural phrasing might be:

    I'm not going to stay for the whole tournament. I just want to see how a few of the matches go before heading home.

    or

    I'm not planning to stay for the whole tournament, I just want to see how the first few matches go.

    sticking with your original construction:
    "I'll just wait to see how a few of the matches end and THEN I'll go home."
    Those are all good.


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