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    Cool Dives and flies

    Can't I say that a sentence like "The woman dives and flies while washing the dishes." is correct even if it's not feasible in the real world?

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    Re: overworked?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Can't I say that a sentence like "The woman dives and flies while washing the dishes." is correct even if it's not feasible in the real world?
    What has that got to do with the topic being discussed here?

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    Re: overworked?

    I could see no connection whatsoever so I have moved this to a new thread. Apologies that that now makes your comment a little out of place, 5jj.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Dives and flies

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Can't I say that a sentence like "The woman dives and flies while washing the dishes." is correct even if it's not feasible in the real world?
    What is the point of the question?. If the sentence is meaningless, then we can hardly say that it is correct.

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    Re: Dives and flies

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Can't I say that a sentence like "The woman dives and flies while washing the dishes." is correct even if it's not feasible in the real world?
    Any string of words which contains the requisite parts of a sentence (subject, object, verb etc) can be considered grammatically correct but there's absolutely no point inventing them, commenting on them or using them if they make no sense.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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