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    #1

    Are theses sentences correct?

    Are theses sentences correct?

    1- There are only ten days left, before she leaves us.

    Is there another way to say it?


    2- The ladder is too heavy for you to carry.


    3- A skilled governess.

    Are there other adjectives?

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    #2

    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by tasneemspring View Post
    Are theses sentences correct?

    1- There are only ten days left, before she leaves us.

    Is there another way to say it?


    2- The ladder is too heavy for you to carry.


    3- A skilled governess.

    Are there other adjectives?
    1 - She's leaving us in 10 days.

    2 - This sentence is absolutely fine.

    3 - An effective/efficient/masterful/very good governess.

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    #3

    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    1- There are only ten days left,(no comma) before she leaves us.

    Is there another way to say it?

    She will be leaving us in ten days' time.


    2- The ladder is too heavy for you to carry.


    3- A skilled governess.

    Are there other adjectives?

    competent/capable

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