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    Exclamation grammatical question

    Hi to all the teachers. This is my question
    Which one is correct and which one isn't . Why?

    1.Having many wishes in my mind, I granted them.
    2.Many wishes be in my mind , I granted them.
    3.Being many wishes in my mind , they were granted.
    4.Many wishes be in my mind , they were granted.

    Thanks in advance

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    #2

    Re: grammatical question

    Is something like this of help?

    I granted all the wishes that once I'd had in my mind.


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    Re: grammatical question

    Quote Originally Posted by ein_mahboob View Post
    Hi to all the teachers. This is my question
    Which one is correct and which one isn't . Why?

    1.Having many wishes in my mind, I granted them.
    2.Many wishes be in my mind , I granted them.
    3.Being many wishes in my mind , they were granted.
    4.Many wishes be in my mind , they were granted.

    Thanks in advance
    Many wishes being in my mind, they (=?) were granted.

    What are you trying to say?

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    Re: grammatical question

    There are many sentences that can be grammatical, but have no meaning.
    "Purple trousers fly into the sunset every Thursday" is grammatical, but it is meaningless.


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    Re: grammatical question

    they refers to wishes here .


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    Re: grammatical question ; make passive

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    There are many sentences that can be grammatical, but have no meaning.
    "Purple trousers fly into the sunset every Thursday" is grammatical, but it is meaningless.
    I understood what you said . So which sentence is meaningless and which one isn't? And why ? I have heared the subject of the two parts of the sentence should be the same .
    Having many wishes in my mind , I granted them , means as I had many wishes in my mind , I granted them .
    So is it right to make this sentence passive like this :
    Being many wishes in my mind , they were granted .
    as u se the subject of the two parts are the same . so is this sentence right or wrong ?
    and what about the two other choices


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    Re: grammatical question

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    The first sentence is the only one that is correct regarding grammar. Whether or not the sentence makes sense is another question. Are you saying that you granted a wish to yourself?
    yes I do

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    Re: grammatical question ; make passive

    Quote Originally Posted by ein_mahboob View Post
    I understood what you said . So which sentence is meaningless and which one isn't? And why ? I have heared the subject of the two parts of the sentence should be the same .
    Having many wishes in my mind , I granted them , means as I had many wishes in my mind , I granted them .
    So is it right to make this sentence passive like this :
    Being many wishes in my mind , they were granted .
    as u se the subject of the two parts are the same . so is this sentence right or wrong ?
    and what about the two other choices
    As others have said, numbers 2, 3 and 4 are ungrammatical. #1 is grammatical but unusual, our wishes can be granted by someone, we don't usually grant our own wishes.

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