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    Have I made the following sentences correctly?

    Have I made the following sentences correctly?

    You have pulled off a grammatical sentence.

    That's where you are off the mark.

    According to the law, you will be sentenced for 5 years without parole.

    When in circle of friends, be polite and unassuming.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Have I made the following sentences correctly?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Have I made the following sentences correctly?

    You have pulled off a grammatical sentence.

    This doesn't really make any sense. You "pull something off" by succeeding at it against the odds, but I get the impression that you mean that the person has simply written a sentence. "Pulled off" seems a little extravagant for this! I'm also not sure what you mean by a "grammatical sentence". Do you mean a "grammatically correct sentence"?

    That's where you are off the mark.

    Fine.

    According to the law, you will be sentenced for 5 years without parole.

    You will be sentenced to five years...

    When in circle of friends, be polite and unassuming.

    When with a circle of friends, ...
    When you are with a circle of friends...
    When with your circle of friends...

    When you say "in a circle of friends" do you mean that you are simply part of someone else's circle of friends, or that you are actually physically with them?


    Thanks.
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    Re: Have I made the following sentences correctly?

    Special thanks for your comprehensive answers.

    I meant physically.

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    Re: Have I made the following sentences correctly?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Special thanks for your comprehensive answers.

    I meant physically.
    In that case, use "with" a circle of friends. Or simply "with friends".

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