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    Hi guys, I have a question. Are these phrases correct?

    "Someone from outside has intervened in our DNA, in the evolution of our genetics, in repetitive stages, gradually, long time ago, to be what we are today, homo sapiens sapiens. Someone who knows how to play with the genes has manipulated the evolution of our specie, has easily changed the structure, the nucleotide sequence from our DNA."

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    Re: English

    Please note I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker;

    Quote Originally Posted by RonnieR View Post
    Hi guys, I have a question. Are these phrases correct?

    "Someone from outside has intervened in our DNA, in the evolution of our genetics, in repetitive stages, gradually, long time ago, to be what we are today, homo sapiens sapiens. Someone who knows how to play with the genes has manipulated the evolution of our specie, has easily changed the structure, the nucleotide sequence from of our DNA."
    There is just one error I'm able to pick up on. Everything else seems to be correct in the sense of the sentence "Colorless green ideas sleep furiously."

    Regards

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    Re: English

    From or of, I don't see the big difference. Although english is not my first language, I believe that both versions are correct. Anyway, thank you for the answer! :)

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    Re: English

    Quote Originally Posted by RonnieR View Post
    Hi guys, I have a question. Are these phrases correct?

    "Someone from outside has intervened in our DNA, in the evolution of our genetics, in repetitive stages, gradually, long time ago, to be what we are today, homo sapiens sapiens. Someone who knows how to play with the genes has manipulated the evolution of our species, and has easily changed the structure, the nucleotide sequence, from of our DNA."
    Your first sentence is wrong. You have "someone from outside" doing all this so that they could be what we are today. But you probably mean "so that we have become what we are today."

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    Re: English

    yes, you're right.

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