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    is my sentence grammatically correct?

    I am watching the video you had sent me yesterday.

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    #2

    Re: is my sentence grammatically correct?

    It's better to use this form :
    I am watching the video which you sent me yesterday.
    (I am not a teacher)

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    #3

    Re: is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ruchika Birla View Post
    I am watching the video you had sent me yesterday.
    There is no reason to use the past perfect in the last clause. The simple past (which you sent me) would be fine.

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    #4

    Re: is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Thanks.

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    #5

    Re: is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Yes. the correct answer is " I am watching the video clip (that) you sent me yesterday.
    ( I am a student)

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    #6

    Re: is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Yes. the correct answer is "I am watching the video clip (that) you sent me yesterday.
    (I am a student.)
    UM Chakma, I have no idea why you added the word "clip" to your answer. There is nothing wrong with the OP's original use of "video". Please note that we do not put a space after opening quotation marks or after an opening bracket.

    I do however agree that "that/which" is not necessary.

    I am watching the video you sent me yesterday.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Thank you very much for correcting my mistakes too. I just put that word "clip" because I have noticed some people using it. I guess I am not wrong. can we say like "I was watching the video you had sent me" ? I think Ruchika also wants to this.

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    Re: is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Thank you very much for correcting my mistakes too. I just put ​in that the word "clip" because I have noticed some people using it. I guess I am not wrong. Can we say like "I was watching the video you had sent me"? I think Ruchika also wants to know this.
    I don't know what gave you the idea that Ruchika wanted to know the answer to that question too. His/her question was quite clear in post #1. However, you can say "I was watching the video you sent me" or "I was watching the video you had sent me" depending on the context.

    "Video clip" isn't wrong but there was no need to correct Ruchika's original sentence. He/she might have thought that simply saying "video" was wrong.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #9

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    Thank you Sir.

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    #10

    Re: is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Thank you Sir.
    Please don't refer to users here as "Sir". In English, that applies only to men and many of us are female. There is also no need to make a new post simply to say "Thank you". It makes us think that there is a proper addition to the thread. You should just click the Like button on any post you found helpful.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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