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    Is my sentence grammatically correct?

    You people wouldn't be able to sleep for entire night?

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    Re: Is my sentence grammatically correct?

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    You people wouldn't be able to sleep for an/the entire night?

    It needs an article.
    However, the sentence is still ambiguous.
    It could mean:
    You people would be awake for the entire night.
    or
    You people would be able to sleep for only part of the night.

    Are you sure this is intended to be a question?

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    Re: Is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Sorry Mr. JMurray. It is not intended to be a question. I realized I have put a question mark instead of a full stop.
    So the sentence is "You people wouldn't be able to sleep for entire night."

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    Re: Is my sentence grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ruchika Birla View Post
    Sorry Mr. JMurray. It is not intended to be a question. I realized I have put a question mark instead of a full stop.
    So the sentence is "You people wouldn't be able to sleep for entire night."
    Now you have missed out the article altogether before "entire night". What are you actually trying to say? The ambiguity JMurray mentioned is still there too.

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    Re: Is my sentence grammatically correct?

    I want to convey that people would be awake for entire night. So is the sentence "You people would't be able to sleep for the entire night" correct, as I have used the article this time before "entire night"?

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    Re: Is my sentence grammatically correct?

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    You could say: "You people wouldn't get any sleep for the entire night".

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