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    #1

    according to : i have been using it everywhere ?

    I know the meaning of according to but still i need some guidance.

    1) Move your car according to navigation.
    2) You get according to what you have done.
    3) it changed according to navigation.

    I know i have been using it almost everywhere. These sentences are not wrong but it is not right way to use according this way, i am sure about that.
    so , I will be grateful if anybody show me the right way to say this sentences.

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    Re: according to : i have been using it everywhere ?

    Quote Originally Posted by hitesh70 View Post
    I know the meaning of "according to" but still I still need some guidance.

    1) Move your car according to navigation.
    This is not natural. Do you mean that you should drive your car based on the directions given by your in-car satellite navigation system (or GPS)?
    2) You get according to what you have done.
    This is not natural. Do you mean that you get what you deserve?
    3) It changed according to navigation.
    I have no idea what this means.

    I know I have been using it almost everywhere. These sentences are not wrong (yes, they are wrong) but it is not the right way to use "according" this way. I am sure about that.
    so , I will would be grateful if anybody somebody could show me the right way to say this these sentences.
    See above. You said at the beginning of your post that you know the meaning of "according to". However, the sentences you have posted don't use the phrase correctly. What is your understanding of the meaning of "according to"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: according to : i have been using it everywhere ?

    You could say, 'You will be paid according to the amount of work you do.' See ( according to - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online ) for more example sentences.

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    Re: according to : i have been using it everywhere ?

    Then how do i say these sentences. would you correct them for me to understand?

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    Re: according to : i have been using it everywhere ?

    Quote Originally Posted by hitesh70 View Post
    Then how do i say these sentences. would you correct them for me to understand?
    You should answer emsr2d2's questions in post #2 first.

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    Re: according to : i have been using it everywhere ?

    Quote Originally Posted by hitesh70 View Post
    Then how do I say these sentences? Would you correct them for me to understand?
    As Chicken Sandwich said, please answer my first question first. Also, please start to use correct capitalisation in your sentences. I made several corrections in red and you have made the same errors again.

    - Always capitalise the word "I" (first person singular).
    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - Use a question mark at the end of a question.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: according to : i have been using it everywhere ?

    The answer of the first two questions is yes. And replace third one with this "Your Status Changes according to your income".

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    Re: according to : i have been using it everywhere ?

    If you want to use "according to" you could say something like "According to the navigation system, we are supposed to turn left ahead." Otherwise, you'd just say "Follow the directions of the nav system." or "Drive where the nav system tells you to go."

    Your replacement sentence is okay, but you should not have capitalized "status" or "changes."
    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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