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    Default some time , over time

    I want to express after we keep on practising typing everyday, one day in the future, we can manage well. Shall I say:

    If we can take some time to practise typing everyday, over time, you can manage well.
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    1) My questions are focusing on the proper usage/spellig of the above phrases in red?

    2) What are the alternatives for over time.


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    Default Re: some time , over time

    Wrong: everyday [1 word]
    Correct: every day [2 words]

    Wrong: practise
    Correct: practice

    Your typing speed will improve gradually if you practice even a little every day.

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    Default Re: some time , over time

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Wrong: everyday [1 word]
    Correct: every day [2 words]

    Wrong: practise
    Correct: practice

    Your typing speed will improve gradually if you practice even a little every day.
    I have heard a native English speaker saying something like aboved with the phrase sort of 'over time' or '??? time' in place of gradually, can you clarify as I want to learn more besides using 'gradually'?

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    Default Re: some time , over time

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I want to express after we keep on practising typing everyday, one day in the future, we can manage well. Shall I say:

    If we you can take some time to practise typing everyday, over time, you can manage well.
    __________________________________________________ ____________

    1) My questions are focusing on the proper usage/spellig of the above phrases in red?

    2) What are the alternatives for over time.

    Tks / ju
    Your sentence is almost correct. You have to use the same pronoun in both clauses. Our practising won't help your typing.
    (Practise - verb; practice - noun; in British usage).

    You can also say:
    With time and practice your typing will improve.
    Over time, your typing will improve if you practice regularly.

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    Default Re: some time , over time

    Raymott,

    Your typing speed will improve gradually if you practice even a little every day.

    How does my sentence sound to you?

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    Default Re: some time , over time

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Raymott,

    Your typing speed will improve gradually if you practice even a little every day.

    How does my sentence sound to you?
    It's OK.

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