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    talk

    Hi there,
    Could you proofread the following sentences?

    You should talk to your dad from your heart that you really don't want to further studies in UK.

    tks
    pete

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    Re: talk

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    Could you proofread the following sentences?

    You should talk to your dad from your heart that you really don't want to further studies in UK.

    tks
    pete
    You should speak to your dad from your heart and tell him that you really don't want to do further studies in UK.

    "speak from the heart" is a collocation. "talk from the heart" sounds odd.
    You need to include the "and tell him" clause because you can't say "talk/speak that you don't want to ..."

    You could say:
    "You should explain to your dad from your heart that ... " or
    "You should tell your dad from your heart that ..." because you can say "explain/tell (to) someone that you don't want to".

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