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    #1

    my car broke down?

    Hi,

    Please point out me mistake.

    "My car broke down on yesterday."
    "I am going to take my car for maintenance in few days later."
    "Hi, I want one set large fillet o Fish. "


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    #2

    Re: my car broke down?

    "My car broke down on yesterday."
    "I am going to take my car for maintenance in few days later."
    "Hi, I want one set large fillet-o-fish.

  1. #3

    Smile Re: my car broke down?

    "My car broke down yesterday."
    "I am going to take my car for maintenance a few days later."
    "Hi, I want one large fillet-o-Fish. "


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    #4

    Re: my car broke down?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vicky liu View Post
    "I am going to take my car for maintenance a few days later."

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    #5

    Re: my car broke down?

    No, in a few days.

    Consider this difference:
    Last week, my car broke down on Monday. But I didn't have any money, so I didn't take it to the mechanic until a few days later, after I got paid.

    Today my car broke down, but I get paid on Friday, so I will take it to the mechanic in the few days.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.


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    #6

    Re: my car broke down?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kondorosi View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Vicky liu View Post
    "I am going to take my car for maintenance a few days later."
    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    No, in a few days.

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