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    Default Grammatical correction

    What is correct: "I will come at my own". OR "I will come on my own".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nand Sharma View Post
    What is correct: "I will come at my own". OR "I will come on my own".
    Welcome!

    "I will come on my own." is correct. Now tell us what it means.
    Last edited by 2006; 30-Mar-2009 at 06:10. Reason: w

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    Welcome!

    "I will come on my own." is correct. Now tell us what it means.
    Is it correct when I say that the meaning is "I come here without any invitation, but I'm interested in something than i decide to come"

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    Quote Originally Posted by nuharani View Post
    Is it correct when I say that the meaning is "I come here without any invitation, but I'm interested in something than i decide to come"
    Yes, you're close.
    The main meaning of "come on my own" is that no one need (force)(tell) me to come. I alone (will)(did) decide to come.

    "come on my own" can also mean 'come alone'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    Yes, you're close.
    The main meaning of "come on my own" is that no one need (force)(tell) me to come. I alone (will)(did) decide to come.

    "come on my own" can also mean 'come alone'.

    how about this conversation?


    grananpa shall I help you by holding your hand to go to the next room

    grandpa: No, I can come on my own

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayan12 View Post
    how about this conversation?


    grananpa shall I help you by holding your hand to go to the next room

    grandpa: No, I can come on my own
    No, I can come on my own.

    Don't forget to use capitals at the beginning of sentences, and punctuation.

    I am not a teacher.

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    'On one's own' is the same as 'by oneself' (=without anybody's help).

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