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    Can somebody help me correct these sentences?

    1) I was in the shower so the ringing of the phone escape my hearing.
    2) Sorry, what you said escape my hearing because it was too noisy.

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    Re: Can somebody help me correct these sentences?

    Quote Originally Posted by scott833 View Post
    1) I was in the shower so the ringing of the phone escape my hearing.
    2) Sorry, what you said escape my hearing because it was too noisy.
    ***NOT A TEACHER***

    (1) I could not hear the telephone because I was taking a shower.

    (2) Sorry! It is so noisy that I did not hear what you said. (Would you please repeat it.)

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    Re: Can somebody help me correct these sentences?

    Something may escape your attention (you didn't notice it) but it's not very natural to say something escaped your hearing.
    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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