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    Thumbs up Are these sentences correct?

    1- "No one dares mentioning my chocolate for it is the only pleasure I have."

    2- "Could you please take his place for today?"

    3- "Oh, you want me to work as a referee in the tennis matches!"


    4- "Keep this with you for I'll stop using/

    smoking tobacco."


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    Re: Are these sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by tasneemspring View Post
    1- "No one dares mentioning my chocolate for it is the only pleasure I have."

    2- "Could you please take his place for today?"

    3- "Oh, you want me to work as a referee in the tennis matches!"


    4- "Keep this with you for I'll stop using/

    smoking tobacco."
    1- "No one dare mention my chocolate, for it is the only pleasure I have."

    2- "Could you please take his place for today?"

    3- "Oh, you want me to work as a referee in the tennis matches!"


    4- "Keep this with you, for I'm going to stop using/

    smoking tobacco."
    You can use "for", I like it! However, it's rather old fashioned, "because" would be more usual.

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    Re: Are these sentences correct?



    1- I thought we say no one dares not dare?

    2- Do we say using or smoking Tobacco?

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    Re: Are these sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by tasneemspring View Post


    1- I thought we say no one dares not dare?

    2- Do we say using or smoking Tobacco?
    #1 you can use either, I prefer "dare".
    #2 you can use either, some people smoke tobacco, some chew tobacco and some snort it in the form of snuff.

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    Re: Are these sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by tasneemspring View Post


    1- I thought we say no one dares not dare?

    2- Do we say using or smoking Tobacco?
    I prefer "dare". It's basically the imperative - you are instructing people not to mention chocolate.

    It works the same way as what might be said by someone with a gun, threatening a group of people:

    No-one move!!!

    Grammatically, "no-one moves" would be correct, but in the imperative, it becomes "move".

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