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    #1

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    Please correct the following sentences in a natural way.
    Which is perferable?

    1. As soon as I got into my mom's car, the first thing I wanted to do was to visit your home and gave back your digital watch.

    2. As soon as I got into my mom's car, I was eager to visit your home and gave back your digital watch.

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    #2

    Re: writing

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    Please correct the following sentences in a natural way.
    Which is preferable?

    1. As soon as I got into my mom's car, the first thing I wanted to do was to visit your home and gave back your digital watch.

    2. As soon as I got into my mom's car, I was eager to visit your home and gave back your digital watch.
    Neither.

    As soon as I got into my mum's car, I was eager to visit your home (or visit you at home) and GIVE (you) back your digital watch

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    #3

    Re: writing

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    Please correct the following sentences in a natural way.
    Which is perferable?

    1. As soon as I got into my mom's car, the first thing I wanted to do was to visit your home and gave back your digital watch.

    2. As soon as I got into my mom's car, I was eager to visit your home and gave back your digital watch.
    1. As soon as I got into my mom's car, the first thing I wanted to do was to visit you and give your digital watch back.

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