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    A really bad stiff neck - because I had stiff necks before but they didnít hurt this

    Dear Teachers,

    Can you please correct the sentence below if it has any errors.

    A really bad stiff neck - because I had stiff necks before but they didnít hurt this bad.

    Thank you.

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    Re: A really bad stiff neck - because I had stiff necks before but they didnít hurt t

    Hi,

    IT SHOULD BE :

    A really bad stiff neck - Though I had stiff necks before also they did not hurt this much.

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    Re: A really bad stiff neck - because I had stiff necks before but they didnít hurt t

    What about this:

    A really bad stiff neck - though I had stiff necks before, they did not hurt this much.

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    Re: A really bad stiff neck - because I had stiff necks before but they didnít hurt t

    Quote Originally Posted by Ferdie11 View Post
    What about this:

    A really bad stiff neck - though I had stiff necks before, they did not hurt this much.
    Not really. English is different from some Asian languages such as Japanese and Chinese which establish a topic first and then elaborate on it.
    It is possible to write what you did. But it is far more common to say:
    "I have a really bad stiff neck. Although I've had stiff necks before, they didn't hurt as much as this".

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