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    please help

    is this correct? thank you for loving me unconditionally.I know you're doing those things because you are aftering of my welfare or you're after my wlelfare?

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    Re: please help

    Welcome to Using English.

    Can you use other words to explain what you mean about being after your welfare?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: please help

    Quote Originally Posted by chelly View Post
    is this correct? thank you for loving me unconditionally.I know you're doing those things because you are aftering of my welfare or you're after my wlelfare?
    They say:he is after blood:looking for someone to kill.

    Please note that 'to be' is a linking verb and that 'after' is not a verb.

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    #4

    Re: please help

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    They say:he is after blood:looking for someone to kill.
    It almost certainly means nothing of the sort.

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. Please do not post guesses that may confuse readers.

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    Re: please help

    Quote Originally Posted by chelly View Post
    is this correct? thank you for loving me unconditionally.I know you're doing those things because you are aftering of my welfare or you're after my wlelfare?
    Do you mean "looking after my welfare"? To "look after" is a phrasal verb meaning "take care of", which would fit your context.

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    #6

    Re: please help

    What's the context? It could, for instance, mean that the person wants the welfare payments the speaker receives.

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    Re: please help

    That was my thinking, T.

    You're being nice to me because you want my government-issued welfare checks, or you're being nice to me because you are concerned about my welfare?

    I thought if the original poster could say it in other words, we'd be clear on what was needed.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #8

    thank you

    thank you for the help.i got it now.

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