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    Default Re: Correction for 23-02-2009

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I charge around 50 euros for that kind of work.
    Would you delete the nonsensical sentences or keep them as long as they are grammatical?



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    For the making of the 50 Euro many of the rewriting is I think to need. Not enough for mistake of the grammar alone. Thinks me Bhai is good for the writing with.

    Even in the corrected form, presented in the previous post, it is clearly not the work of a native speaker. Almost every sentence could be phrased more elegantly. This is the question I have to consider when looking at the pieces presented in this forum. To simply correct the grammar, or to rewrite into a more natural form? Correct grammar can still leave the piece seeming clumsy. For a paid service, I would assume the client would want it to the best of my ability, which would be a rewrite.

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    Default Re: Correction for 23-02-2009

    Quote Originally Posted by thod00 View Post
    For the making of the 50 Euro many of the rewriting is I think to need. Not enough for mistake of the grammar alone. Thinks me Bhai is good for the writing with.
    To earn 50 euros you would, I think, need to do a rewrite. It would not be enough to correct the grammar. I think Bhai would be good for it.
    Quote Originally Posted by thod00 View Post
    Even in the corrected form, presented in the previous post, it is clearly not the work of a native speaker. Almost every sentence could be phrased more elegantly. This is the question I have to consider when looking at the pieces presented in this forum. To simply correct the grammar, or to rewrite into a more natural form? Correct grammar can still leave the piece seeming clumsy. For a paid service, I would assume the client would want it to the best of my ability, which would be a rewrite.
    That was my point. Just because a sentence is grammatical that doesn't mean it makes sense. A rewrite would have to do more than correct grammar and spelling. It would have to bring clarity where there is none.





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    Default Re: Correction for 23-02-2009

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Would you delete the nonsensical sentences or keep them as long as they are grammatical?


    I would do a rewrite.

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    Default Re: Correction for 23-02-2009

    It can't be done quickly, sorry.

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    Default Re: Correction for 23-02-2009

    Quote Originally Posted by torrance88 View Post
    bold as the request may be, i took it upon myself to scan through the tekst and filter out the gravest errors and re-write some sentences.
    Why????

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    Default Re: Correction for 23-02-2009

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    To earn 50 euros you would, I think, need to do a rewrite. It would not be enough to correct the grammar. I think Bhai would be good for it.
    Hey, I'll do it! What's a euro?

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    Default Re: Correction for 23-02-2009

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    Hey, I'll do it! What's a euro?
    It's about $1.30.

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