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    #1

    Question Is this correct English?

    Quick question - are the following sentences correct English?:

    This guide will:

    • steer you in the right direction for fastest results, the easiest way.
    • ...other benefits...
    • ...other benefits...


    Thank you teacher
    Last edited by Casp; 03-Jan-2013 at 03:25.

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    #2

    Re: Is this correct English?

    Let's see the whole thing.
    The other bullets need to start with a verb.
    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: Is this correct English?

    Why not: Guide you through INSTEAD of steer you in the right direction?

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    #4

    Re: Is this correct English?

    Do you mean you want to write '... guide you through the right direction"? That doesn't make sense.

    I have no problem with "steer", but I would prefer "... steer you in the direction of the easiest, fastest results."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Is this correct English?

    Thanks very much to all of you. I like your suggestion emsr2d2, but I think I will drop the word "easiest" and use this instead:

    "This guide will:


    • steer you in the right direction for the fastest possible results.
    • "


    That would be correct English, right? (yes/no please )

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    #6

    Re: Is this correct English?

    Yes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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