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    Nathan Mckane is offline Member
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    Please correct my sentences.

    Please correct my sentences.

    He was doing his shoelace in the interim I skimed the titles of the newspaper.

    He always used to play footbal.

    A: For how much did you buy the car?
    B:Twenty thousand something

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Re: Please correct my sentences.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Please correct my sentences.

    He was doing up his shoelace. In the interim I skimmed the headlines in the newspaper.

    He always used to play football.

    A: For how much did you buy the car? OK
    B: Over twenty thousand.
    Rover

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    billmcd is offline Key Member
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    Re: Please correct my sentences.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Please correct my sentences.

    He was doing his shoelace in the interim I skimed the titles of the newspaper.

    He always used to play footbal.

    A: For how much did you buy the car?
    B:Twenty thousand something
    (AmE) "While he was tying his shoelace, I skimmed the headlines of the newspaper"
    " He always etc." (OK)
    A: "How much was the car?/What did you pay for the car?"
    B: "Twenty thousand something" (OK)
    Last edited by billmcd; 17-Jul-2010 at 00:55. Reason: typo

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