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    Is the word "some" used properly here?

    And should "you thus become innocent" be "you will thus become innocent"?


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    One day as I walked in the downtown of my city, some silly yet exciting looking young woman, about 23, handed me a leaflet which read:

    So long as you accept Jesus as the Savior, willing to admit your guilt and to repent, the crimes and sins commited by you in your lifetime will be blamed on Jesus, and you thus become innocent.

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    Re: Is the word "some" used properly here?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    And should "you thus become innocent" be "you will thus become innocent"?


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    One day as I walked in the downtown of my city, some silly yet exciting looking young woman, about 23, handed me a leaflet which read:

    So long as you accept Jesus as the Savior, willing to admit your guilt and to repent, the crimes and sins commited by you in your lifetime will be blamed on Jesus, and you thus become innocent.
    "Some" is fine. It just suggest an unspecific woman about whom the writer knew nothing, had never seen or met before.
    "You thus become innocent" means "You will become innocent" but it does not need to be written as such.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is the word "some" used properly here?

    The part about Jesus makes no sense to me- it's very badly written.

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    Re: Is the word "some" used properly here?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    The part about Jesus makes no sense to me- it's very badly written.
    Would you like to make it a good one (grammatically, whether it makes sense or not is out of question)?

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    Re: Is the word "some" used properly here?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Would you like to make it a good one (grammatically, whether it makes sense or not is out of question)?
    No thank you.

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