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    danish mumtaz is offline Newbie
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    Dear Teacher

    hello

    have a good time.

    well, i have bit confusion regarding preposition, is the following sentance is right or wronge and if wrong than please guide me..

    HE IS GOING FOR THE SHOPPING.


    Regards

    Danish

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    Re: pre

    -It's more usual to say: he is going shopping.
    -go + for: is not wrong, because for shows purpose here. But it may be uncommon.
    -the + shopping: this one seems to be wrong. the should be removed, shopping is an uncountable noun.

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    Re: pre

    Hello, Danish, and welcome to the board.

    First I will correct your English. Please note the use of capital letters and punctuation.

    Quote Originally Posted by danish mumtaz View Post
    Dear Teacher

    Hello.

    Have a good time.

    I have a bit of confusion regarding prepositions. Is the following sentence right or wrong and if wrong then please guide me.

    HE IS GOING FOR THE SHOPPING.


    Regards,

    Danish

    Your sentence is correct, but it would be more idiomatic to say 'He is going shopping.'

    Rover

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