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    are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    are these sentences correct or can these sentences be better
    oil blew off on my face while cooking.
    this fan doesnt blows any breeze.
    pls wipe your body after taking bath.my head is aching.
    u will get a stomach ache.
    ur head will ache.

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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    Quote Originally Posted by battery View Post
    are these sentences correct or can these sentences be better
    oil blew off on my face while cooking.
    this fan doesnt blows blow any breeze.
    pls please wipe your body after taking bath.
    my head is aching.
    u you will get a stomachache.
    you will get a headache.

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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    Quote Originally Posted by battery View Post
    are these sentences correct or can these sentences be better
    oil blew off on my face while cooking.
    this fan doesnt blows any breeze.
    pls wipe your body after taking bath.my head is aching.
    u will get a stomach ache.
    ur head will ache.
    I don't understand that first one.

    This fan doesn't blow very hard.
    Please dry off after taking a bath.

    The others are okay if you use capital letters and real words.
    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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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    Oil splashed on my face while I was cooking.

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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    Or
    Oil splattered on my face while I was cooking.

    not a teacher

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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    Or
    Oil splattered on my face while I was cooking.

    not a teacher





    Splashed would be better than splattered. am I correct?
    Thank you.

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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    Quote Originally Posted by chellamuthu View Post
    Splashed would be better than splattered. am I correct?
    Thank you.
    Why do you think it is better? Is it because I said I'm not a teacher or a native?

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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    Why do you think it is better? Is it because I said I'm not a teacher or a native?
    Splattered suggests a wider area. Oil could splatter all over the walls or the worktops, but if a few drops jumped up out of the pan and hit you in the face, then splashed would be better.

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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    I think a lot of that is up to simply what you have in mind when you say it or hear it. When I think of "splash" my first thought is a wave of liquid, so getting splashed with hot oil seems worse than getting splattered. However, I agree that "splatter" has no direction and covers a wider area.

    I will have a very different picture if you say "A few drops splashed on me" then "I was splashed with oil."
    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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    Re: are these sentences formation right or can it be better

    Agree with you, emsr and Barb.

    This should sound better:

    Oil spattered on my face while I was cooking.

    spatter - scatter in small drops

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