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    grammar

    Dear all,

    Is it correct to say,

    there are still a lot of apps there charging for money

    is the above sentence correct?

    Thank you

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    Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by idiotmike View Post
    Dear all,

    Is it correct to say,

    there are still a lot of apps there charging for money

    is the above sentence correct? No, it isn't. I don't know what you are trying to say.

    Thank you
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    Re: grammar

    It should start with a capital letter. I think the sentence is OK- the repetition of there makes it sound a bit stilted- can it be changed? Some might prefer you to say people charging for apps, but I think it's OK as it is.

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    Re: grammar

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    Quote Originally Posted by idiotmike View Post
    Dear all,

    Is it correct to say,

    there are still a lot of apps there charging for money

    is the above sentence correct?

    Thank you
    It depends a little bit on the context.

    What about:
    There are still a lot of apps remaining charging for money.
    or
    There are a lot of apps remaining charging for money.
    or
    Lots of apps remain there charging for money.
    trying to avoid the repetition of there ?

    Depending on the context, you could also change the second there
    in your original sentence to something more explicit (the name of the place, etc.)
    I think the word app is somewhat of a jargon and should be avoided for
    nontechnical audiences. But if your audience is technical, no problem.

    Give us some context.

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