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    Is that sentence correct ???

    "All the teachers should be done with their work by tomorrow morning"
    Is that sentence grammatically correct?

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    Re: Is that sentence correct ???

    Quote Originally Posted by abdou-abdou View Post
    "All the teachers should be done with their work by tomorrow morning."
    Is that sentence grammatically correct?
    It's a grammatically correct sentence. Whether it means what it was intended to mean is impossible to tell.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is that sentence correct ???

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It's a grammatically correct sentence. Whether it means what it was intended to mean is impossible to tell.
    thank u very much for being quick concerning my post
    I wanted to say that all the work should be finished by teachers by tomorrow morning. That's the meaning I wanted to state so is it okay to write this sentence or not?
    because I've seen sentences like " Are you done with your work ?" and it is correct meaning and grammar .Is the sentence i wrote similar to this one or there is a difference?
    Last edited by abdou-abdou; 18-Mar-2013 at 20:54.

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    Re: Is that sentence correct ???

    It depends on what you mean by "should be done with". Do you mean that it's probable that they will be done, or that it is a requirement that they be done?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 18-Mar-2013 at 22:14.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is that sentence correct ???

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It depends on what you mean by "should be done with". Do you mean that it's probable that they will be done, or that it is a requirement that they be done?
    it's probable that they will be done
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    Re: Is that sentence correct ???

    Quote Originally Posted by abdou-abdou View Post
    It's probable that they will be done.
    In that case, your original sentence is fine. However, be aware that it might be taken to mean something else.

    Please remember to start your sentences with a capital letter, and end them with a punctuation mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is that sentence correct ???

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    In that case, your original sentence is fine. However, be aware that it might be taken to mean something else.

    Please remember to start your sentences with a capital letter, and end them with a punctuation mark.
    Thank you very much for your concern and I'll make sure of my punctuation next time .It's been pleasure discussing with you.

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