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    complaint of her poor life.

    Tom used a lot of word to make Bo getting strong to face the loss of her mum. Bo took his word and admitted that she will move on and be strong, showing a new image of a strong girl but not the one always complaint of her poor life.
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    1. Are there any better phrases to desribe the above highligther phrases?

    2. Is the aboved sentence OK?


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    Re: complaint of her poor life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Tom used a lot of word to make Bo getting strong to face the loss of her mum. Bo took his word and admitted that she will move on and be strong, showing a new image of a strong girl but not the one always complaint of her poor life.

    Tom said a lot of things to help Bo to get over the loss of her mum. Bo listened to him and agreed (?) that she would move on and show herself to be a strong girl, not one who always complains about her life of poverty.
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    1. Are there any better phrases to describe the above highligther highlighted phrases?

    2. Is the aboved above sentence OK?


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    See my suggested version of your piece and my corrections to your questions, all marked in red.

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    Re: complaint of her poor life.

    Tom used a lot of word to make Bo getting strong to face the loss of her mum. Bo took his word and admitted that she will move on and be strong, showing a new image of a strong girl but not the one always complaint of her poor life.

    Tom said a lot of things to help Bo to get over the loss of her mum. Bo listened to him and agreed (?) that she would move on and show herself to be a strong girl, not one who always complains about her life of poverty.
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    1. Are there any better phrases to describe the above highligther highlighted phrases?

    2. Is the aboved above sentence OK?

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    The above paragraph is quoted from your reply.


    1. What do you mean by putting a question mark after agreed?

    2. The poor life I mentioned on my sentence meant a life of poor encounter and experience. Does your sentence the life of poverty mean the same as mine?

    3. Does aboved exist in English grammer?

    4. Can I say
    I want to rewrite the aboved for my sister's reference.

    5. Are the above sentences correct?



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    Re: complaint of her poor life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Tom used a lot of word to make Bo getting strong to face the loss of her mum. Bo took his word and admitted that she will move on and be strong, showing a new image of a strong girl but not the one always complaint of her poor life.

    Tom said a lot of things to help Bo to get over the loss of her mum. Bo listened to him and agreed (?) that she would move on and show herself to be a strong girl, not one who always complains about her life of poverty.
    __________________________________________________ ________________

    1. Are there any better phrases to describe the above highligther highlighted phrases?

    2. Is the aboved above sentence OK?

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    The above paragraph is quoted from your reply.


    1. What do you mean by putting a question mark after agreed?
    I meant that I'm not sure it's the right word. "Admitted" definitely isn't correct, but I couldn't decide if I really liked "agreed" either. I was hoping another teacher might suggest a better word.

    2. The poor life I mentioned on my sentence meant a life of poor encounter and experience. Does your sentence the life of poverty mean the same as mine?
    I thought you meant "poor" financially. If not, then I would probably use "unfortunate life" or "sad life".

    3. Does aboved exist in English grammar?
    No. The word is simply "above".

    4. Can I say
    I want to rewrite the aboved for my sister's reference.
    No.

    5. Are the above sentences correct?

    Ju

    See above.

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    Re: complaint of her poor life.

    I'll answer for ems if I may.

    1. What do you mean by putting a question mark after agreed? Ems is suggesting that agreed is a more suitable word for you to consider in the context.

    2. The poor life I mentioned in my sentence meant a life of poor encounter and experience. Does your sentence the life of poverty mean the same as mine? No. Perhaps humdrum life or boring existence might work better here.

    3. Does 'aboved' exist in English grammar? No.

    4. Can I say
    I want to rewrite the aboved for my sister's reference. No.

    5. Are the above sentences correct? I have corrected your mistakes.

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    Re: complaint of her poor life.

    Does boring existence mean boring life?

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    Re: complaint of her poor life.

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